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Sequence 90th Shuttle flight and 25th flight of Columbia

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Last dedicated Spacelab mission using the pressurised research module and Columbia became the 1st Shuttle to make a 25th flight

17 April 1998 at 6:19:00 pm GMT from Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Neurolab, three Getaway Special (GAS) canisters and Extended Duration Orbiter (EDO) pallet 275 km 39 degrees

3 May 1998 at 4:08:58 pm GMT on Runway 33 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida 10,260,000 km 255

15 days, 21 hours, 49 minutes and 58 seconds Col Richard Alan Searfoss, 41, US Air Force, commander Cdr Scott Douglas 'Scooter' Altman, 38, US Navy, pilot Dr Richard Michael Linnehan, 40, mission specialist 1 Kathryn Patricia Hire, 38, mission specialist 2 Dr Dafydd Rhys Williams, 43, mission specialist 3 Dr Jay Clark Buckey Jr, 41, payload specialist 1 Dr James Anthony Pawelczyk, 37, payload specialist 2

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