STS-6 Mission Patch
STS-6 Mission Patch

STS-6 Mission Patch

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6th Space Shuttle Mission1st Flight of Challenger Crew:Paul J. Weitz, CommanderKarol J. Bobko, PilotDonald H. Peterson, Mission SpecialistF. Story Musgrave, Mission Specialist The primary payload, NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-1 (TDRS-1) was deployed. A malfunction of the satellite's Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) booster resulted in placement of the craft in an improper but stable orbit.