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05/04/1991 Space Shuttle Atlantis makes eighth flight

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Space Shuttle Flight 39 (STS-37) Post Flight Presentation

1:31:06

STS-37 Launch NASA-TV Coverage

2:22:53

STS 37 On Orbit Activity 04

The primary objective of this six day mission was to launch the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory (CGRO), the second of the Great Observatories program which included the visible-spectrum Hubble Space Telescope, the Chandra X-ray Observatory and the infrared Spitzer Space Telescope. The mission also featured two spacewalks, the first since 1985.
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    • Essentials 

    • Other Space Shuttle missions 

    • Compton Gamma Ray Observatory 

    • Spacewalks 

    • Additional Payloads and Experiments 

    • Landing 

    • Wake-up calls