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1981 In Spaceflight

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1981 In Spaceflight

1981in spaceflight
The launch of STS-1, the maiden flight of the Space Shuttle
Orbital launches
First 6 January
Last 23 December
Total 126
Successes 119
Failures 6
Partial failures 1
Catalogued 123
National firsts
Satellite  Bulgaria
Space traveller  Mongolia
Maiden flights N-II
Space Shuttle Columbia
Retirements Feng Bao 1
Manned flights
Orbital 5
Total travellers 10


Date and time (UTC) Rocket Launch site LSP
Payload Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome


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