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Military Shuttle Flights

Also see NASA's listing of future Shuttle missions.
No. MISSION ORBITER CREW
(Size)
DATE LENGTH
(Days)
ORBITS
(Number)
MAIN PAYLOAD
107. Columbia 5 5/04/00 Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
5 99 DSP
70. STS-70 Discovery 5 7/13-22/95 8.93 142 TDRSS-G
52. STS-53 Discovery 5 12/2-9/92 7.31 116 HERITAGE 2 / SDS-II/2
44. STS-44 Atlantis 6 11/24-12/1/91 6.95 108 DSP-16
42. STS-43 Atlantis 5 8/2-11/91 8.89 140 TDRS-E
37. STS-38 Atlantis 5 11/15-20/90 4.92 79 Magnum 3
34. STS-36 Atlantis 5 2/28-3/4/90 4.44 68 AFP-731
32. STS-33 Discovery 5 11/22-27/89 5 78 Magnum 2
30. STS-28 Columbia 5 8/8-13/89 5.04 80 HERITAGE 1 / SDS-II/1
28. STS-29 Discovery 5 3/13-18/89 4.98 79 TDRS-D
27. STS-27 Atlantis 5 12/2-6/88 4.38 68 Lacrosse 1
26. STS-26 Discovery 5 9/29-10/3/88 4.04 63 TDRS-C
25. 51-L Challenger 7 1/28/86 - - Loss of vehicle and crew of seven
21. 51-J Atlantis 5 10/3-7/85 4.07 63 DSCS-III
20. 51-I Discovery 5 8/27-9/3/85 7.10 111 3 COMSATS, EVA to repair Syncom IV satellite
16. 51-D Discovery 7 4/12-19/85 6.98 109 2 COMSATs, EVA to repair Syncom IV satellite
15. 51-C Discovery 5 1/24-27/85 3.90 47 Magnum 1
8. STS-8 Challenger 5 8/30-9/5/83 6.04 97 1 communications satellite
6. STS-6 Challenger 4 4/4-9/83 5.04 80 TDRS-A

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