Space Shuttle Challenger / OV-099
STS-51-L

Space Shuttle Challenger / OV-099 | STS-51-L

Lockheed Space Operations Company launch of a Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099 Rocket


Lockheed Space Operations Company was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099 rocket as part of the STS-51-L mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue Jan 28th 1986 11:38 AM from Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Failed. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

STS-51-L

The tenth mission for Challenger, STS-51-L was scheduled to deploy the second in a series of Tracking and Data Relay Satellites, carry out the first flight of the Shuttle-Pointed Tool for Astronomy (SPARTAN-203) / Halley's Comet Experiment Deployable in order to observe Halley's Comet, and carry out several lessons from space as part of the Teacher in Space Project and Shuttle Student Involvement Program (SSIP).

Location

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Space Shuttle Challenger OV-099

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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