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Space Program in the 1980's

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline small square First flight of the Space Transport System The space shuttle Columbia is piloted by John Young and Robert Crippin on mission STS-1, the first mission of the entire program.
Timeline small square Challenger is launched A new addition is made to the space shuttle fleet.
Timeline small square First american woman astronaut in space Sally Ride goes up in the Challenger for mission STS-7.
Timeline small square First African-American astronaut in space Guion S. Bluford travels in the Challenger for mission STS-8.
Timeline small square First untethered space walks Bruce McCandless and Robert Stewart use jet backpacks on a space wlak on a Challenger flight.
Timeline small square First flight of the space shuttle Discovery A new addition to NASA's space shuttle fleet.
Timeline small square First flight of the space shuttle Atlantis Yet another joins the space shuttle fleet.
Timeline small square Atlantis deploys a probe The space shuttle Atlantis deploys a classified satellite for the Department of Defense.
Timeline small square Space shuttle Challenger explodes Chalenger went through booster failure and exploded 73 seconds into its ascent killing all on board.
Timeline small square First space shuttle launch since Challenger incident Discovery is launched and launches a satellite.
Timeline small square first U.S. planetary mission in 11 years and first launched from a space shuttle The Magellan Venus probe is launched from Discovery.
Timeline small square Atlantis launches probe Atlantis space shuttle launches the Galileo spacecraft headed for Jupiter.
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