STS-6 Image Library
1 DVD-R containing approximately 320 images surrounding the flight of astronauts Weitz, Bobko, Peterson and Musgrave aboard the first flight of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983.
Credits: Compilation by J.L. Pickering and Ed Hengeveld
STS-6 Mission: Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-1 (TDRS-1)/First Shuttle Space Walk Space Shuttle: Challenger Launch Pad: 39A Launched: April 4, 1983 at 1:30:00 p.m. EST Landing Site: Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Landing: April 9, 1983 at 10:53:42 a.m. PST Runway: 22 Rollout Distance: 7,244 feet Rollout Time: 49 seconds Revolution: 81 Mission Duration: 5 days, 0 hours, 23 minutes and 42 seconds Returned to KSC: April 16, 1983 Orbit Altitude: 184 nautical miles Orbit Inclination: 28.5 degrees Miles Traveled: 2.1 million.