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Status

Success

STS-51-A

Launch Time
Thu Nov 08, 1984 12:15 UTC

Rocket

Space Shuttle Discovery
NASA
Status: Retired
Price: $450.0 million
Liftoff Thrust: 30,250 kN
Payload to LEO: 27,500 kg
Payload to GTO: 3,810 kg
Stages: 2
Strap-ons: 2
Rocket Height: 56.1 m

Vehicles

OV-103

Flight #2
Kennedy SLF Runway 15

Mission Details

STS-51-A

The two communications satellites successfully deployed were Anik D2 (on the second day of the mission) and Syncom IV-1, also known as Leasat 1 (on the third day). The orbiter then recovered the Palapa B2 and Westar 6 satellites.
Total Mass: 17,375 kg

Location

Stats

Space Shuttle

14th mission
14th successful mission