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Status

Success

STS-53

Launch Time
Wed Dec 02, 1992 13:24 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 #15
Edwards Runway 22

Mission Details

STS-53

Discovery carried a classified primary payload for the United States Department of Defense, two unclassified secondary payloads and nine unclassified middeck experiments.
Total Mass: 11,860 kg
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

Space Shuttle

52nd mission
51st successful mission
27th consecutive successful mission