Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102
STS-78

Lockheed Martin Space Operations launch of a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 Rocket

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Lockheed Martin Space Operations was scheduled to launch a Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 rocket as part of the STS-78 mission. The launch window for the Microgravity Research mission was on Thu, Jun 20th, 1996, 10:49 AM from Launch Complex 39B, 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 Columbia OV-102 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

STS-78

STS-78 was the fifth dedicated Life and Microgravity Spacelab mission for the Space Shuttle program, flown partly in preparation for the International Space Station project. The mission used the Space Shuttle Columbia, which lifted off successfully from Kennedy Space Center’s launch pad 39-B on 20 June 1996.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
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Rocket

Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102

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