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51st Shuttle flight and 13th flight of Columbia 1st Canadian astronaut to fly on board Columbia 22 October 1992 at 5:09:39 pm GMT from Pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Laser Geodynamics Satellite (LAGEOS)-2 with Italian Research Interim Stage (IRIS) and LAGEOS Apogee Stage (LAS), United States Microgravity Payload (USMP)-1, Canadian Experiments (CANEX)-2, Ultraviolet Plume Instrument (UVPI), Commercial Protein Crystal Growth (CPCG), Commercial Materials Dispersion Apparatus Instrument Technology Associates Experiments (CMIX), Chemical Vapour Transport Experiment/Heat Pipe Performance Experiment (CVTE/HPPE), Physiological Systems Experiment (PSE), Shuttle Plume Impingement Experiment (SPIE) and Tank Pressure Control Experiment/Thermal Phenomena (TPCE/TP) 300 km 28.5 degrees

1 November 1992 at 2:05:52 pm GMT on Runway 33 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida 6,632,000 km 158

9 days, 20 hours, 56 minutes and 13 seconds

Cdr James Donald Wetherbee, 39, US Navy, commander

Capt Michael Allen Baker, 38, US Navy, pilot

Charles Lacy Veach, 48, mission specialist 1

Capt William McMichael Shepherd, 43, US Navy, mission specialist 2

Dr Tamara Elizabeth Jernigan, 33, mission specialist 3 Dr Steven Glenwood MacLean, 37, payload specialist 1

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