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Status

Success

STS-103

Launch Time
Mon Dec 20, 1999 00:50 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 #27
Kennedy SLF Runway 33

Mission Details

STS-103

The primary objective of STS-103 was the Hubble Servicing Mission 3A. STS-103 had four scheduled Extravehicular Activity (EVA) days where four crew members worked in pairs on alternating days to renew and refurbish the telescope.
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

Space Shuttle

96th mission
95th successful mission
71st consecutive successful mission