STS-1 Image Library
1 DVD-R containing approximately 850 photos surrounding the flight of astronauts Young and Crippen aboard the first Space Shuttle mission in 1981.
Credits: Compilation by J.L. Pickering and Ed Hengeveld
STS-1 Mission: First Shuttle Mission/Shuttle Systems Test Flight Space Shuttle: Columbia Launch Pad: 39A Launched: April 12, 1981 at 7:00:03 a.m. EST Launch Weight: 219,258 pounds Landing Site: Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Landing: April 14, 1981 at 10:20:57 a.m. PST Runway: 23 Rollout Distance: 8,993 feet Rollout Time: 60 seconds Revolution: 37 Mission Duration: 2 days, 6 hours, 20 minutes, and 53 seconds Returned to KSC: April 28, 1981 Orbit Altitude: 166 nautical miles Orbit Inclination: 40.3 degrees Miles Traveled: 1.074 million