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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER SPACE SHUTTLE STATUS REPORT SUNDAY, MAY 19, 1996 (7:23 AM EDT) LAUNCH DAY --- FLIGHT DAY 1 KSC Public Affairs Contact: Bruce Buckingham (fax 407-867-2692) E-mail: Bruce.Buckinghamemail@example.com MISSION: STS-77 -- SPACEHAB-4; SPARTAN 207 (IAE); TEAMS VEHICLE: Endeavour/OV-105 LOCATION: Orbit OFFICIAL LAUNCH DATE/TIME: May 19 at 6:30.00.066 a.m. (EDT) TARGET KSC LANDING DATE/TIME: May 29 at 7:07 a.m. MISSION DURATION: 10 days, 0 hours, 37 minutes CREW SIZE: 6 ORBITAL ALTITUDE and INCLINATION: 176 statute miles/39 degrees NOTE: Launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavour occurred on time today at 6:30 a.m. from KSC's Pad 39B. No technical issues were worked during the final phases of the countdown. Endeavour is scheduled to remain in orbit for 10 days and land back at Kennedy Space Center on May 29 at about 7:07 a.m. The crew of mission STS-77 are: Commander John Casper; Pilot Curt Brown; and Mission Specialists Andy Thomas, Dan Bursch, Mario Runco and Marc Garneau of the Canadian Space Agency. Mission status reports are issued daily by Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.
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