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Status

Success

STS-85

Launch Time
Thu Aug 07, 1997 14:41 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 #23
Kennedy SLF Runway 33

Mission Details

STS-85

The prime payload for the flight, the Cryogenic Infrared Spectrometers and Telescopes for the Atmosphere-Shuttle Pallet Satellite-2 (CRISTA-SPAS-2) made its second flight on the Space Shuttle (previous flight STS-66 in 1994) and was the fourth mission in a cooperative venture between the German Space Agency (DARA) and NASA.
Total Mass: 9,191 kg
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

Space Shuttle

86th mission
85th successful mission
61st consecutive successful mission