Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104
STS-71

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-71

Lockheed Martin Space Operations launch of a Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 Rocket

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Lockheed Martin Space Operations was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 rocket as part of the STS-71 mission. The launch window for the Human Exploration mission was on Tue, Jun 27th, 1995, 3:32 PM EDT from Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

STS-71

STS-71 was the third mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program and the first Space Shuttle docking to Russian space station Mir. It started on 27 June 1995 with the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle delivered a relief crew of two cosmonauts Anatoly Solovyev and Nikolai Budarin to the station and recovered Increment astronaut Norman Thagard. Atlantis returned to Earth on 7 July with a crew of eight. It was the first of seven straight missions to Mir flown by Atlantis.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39A, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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