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LANDING - STS-3 - NORTHRUP STRIP, NM

1982-03-31

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

S82-28838 (30 March 1982) --- The space shuttle Columbia (STS-3) touches down on the Northrup Strip at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, marking the first time in its three-flight history that it has touched New Mexico soil. T-38 chase plane passenger, Mission Specialist-Astronaut Ronald E. McNair, who also shot some launch photography this flight, recorded a number of frames on 70mm film. Touchdown was shortly after 9 a.m. Mountain Standard Time, March 30, 1982. Photo credit: NASA

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  • Title: LANDING - STS-3 - NORTHRUP STRIP, NM
  • Date Created: 1982-03-31
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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