13/09/1985 Space shuttle Discovery completes sixth mission
STS-51I launch & landing (8-27-85)
CNN Coverage of The STS-51-I Landing
1985: STS-51I Discovery (NASA)
STS-51-I was the 20th mission of NASA's Space Shuttle program and the sixth flight of Space Shuttle Discovery. During the mission, Discovery deployed three communications satellites into orbit. The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, in August 1985, and landed at Edwards Air Force Base, California, the following month.