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|WEITZ CHALLENGER BOBKO MUSGRAVE STS-6 PETERSON
Illustration of a white, black and red space shuttle flying in black space with stars over a blue planet inside a hexagon with a thin red outline then a grey outline with red and purple text, then a thin purple outline surrounded by a white background.
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Cardboard with the text:
NASA OFFICIAL Space Shuttle
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Challenger STS-6, more commonly referred to as "Challenger 6", refers to a mission undertaken by NASA between April 4- April 9, 1983. Challenger was the name of the space shuttle utilized during the mission, while the number 6 refers to the fact that it was the sixth mission undertaken by the NASA space program. Challenger 6 featured the first spacewalk undertaken as part of the NASA space shuttle program. It also featured the first deployment of a Tracking and Data Relay Satellite.The names of the Astronauts that took part in the mission were: Paul J. Weitz, Karol J. Bobko, Donald H. Peterson, and F. Story Musgrave.