STS-7 Image Library
Contents: 1 DVD-R containing approximately 260 images surrounding the flight of astronauts Crippen, Hauck, Fabian, Thagard and Ride. Sally Ride was the first U.S woman in space in 1983.
Credits: Compilation by J.L. Pickering and Ed Hengeveld
STS-7 Mission: Communications Satellite Launch/First U.S. Woman in Space Space Shuttle: Challenger Launch Pad: 39A Launch Weight: 249,178 pounds Launched: June 18, 1983 at 7:33:00 a.m. EDT Landing Site: Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Landing: June 24, 1983 at 6:56:59 a.m. PDT Runway: 15 Rollout Distance: 10,450 feet Rollout Time: 75 seconds Revolution: 98 Mission Duration: 6 days, 2 hours, 23 minutes and 59 seconds Returned to KSC: June 29, 1983 Orbit Altitude: 160-170 nautical miles Orbit Inclination: 28.5 degrees Miles Traveled: 2.5 million