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Rockwell Signature Blocks - STS 4

City of Downey - Columbia Memorial Space Center

City of Downey - Columbia Memorial Space Center

STS-4
Space Shuttle Columbia
June 27 – July 4, 1982
Astronaut Signatures:
Henry W. Hartsfield Jr., Thomas K. Mattingly II

STS-4's cargo consisted of nine scientific experiments provided by students from Utah State University and a classified U.S. Air Force missile launch-detection system. Mattingly gained previous flight experience onboard Apollo 16, while STS-4 served as Hartsfield’s first flight with the program. The astronauts were greeted by President Ronald Reagan and his wife after performing the first shuttle landing on a concrete runway at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

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