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STS-51B/Challenger - Isolated Launch ViewLive footage of various isolated launch views is seen. Views of the Space Shuttle Challenger are shown from different camera sites such as the VAB (Vehicle Assembly Building) Roof, Pad Perimeter, Helicopter, Convoy, and Midfield. Also shown from different cameras is the re-entry and landing of the shuttle at Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Footage also includes the ground recovery crew as they travel to the spacecraft. Challengers crew, Commander Robert F. Overmyer, Pilot Frederick D. Gregory, Mission Specialists Don L. Lind, Norman E. Thagard, and William E. Thornton, and Payload Specialists Lodewijk van den Berg, and Taylor G. Wang are also seen leaving the craft.
Document ID
20000000253
Document Type
Other
External Source(s)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
May 6, 1985
Subject Category
Space Transportation and Safety
Report/Patent Number
NONP-NASA-VT-1999207907
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.