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NEW YORK, Nov.
Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Oberpfaffenhofen (ddp) - The new main control centre of the European satellite navigation system Galileo was opened on Monday [ 8 September] in Oberpfaffenhofen.
Challenger launched from Kennedy Space Center on October 30, 1985 at 12:00 PM EST and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on November 6 at 9:44 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 112 times at an altitude of 207 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees. The mission lasted 7 days, 0 hours, 44 minutes, and 51 seconds. The dedicated German Spacelab (D-1) mission was conducted in a long module configuration, which featured a Vestibular Sled designed to give scientists data on the functional...