Saturday, September 5, 2009

This Day in Space
STS-8 Landing

September 5, 1983 - STS-8 was the first night landing of the space shuutle. Coincidentally, it was also the first night launch.

The crew patch shows a night launch. The crew also had an unofficial patch which illustrated the night launch/landing aspect of the mission.

STS-8 Press Kit

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