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Magellan Preparations
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Magellan Preparations
Date: 25 Apr 1989

The Magellan spacecraft with its attached Inertial Upper Stage booster is in the orbiter Atlantis payload bay prior to closure of the doors at T-3 days to launch from pad 39B.

Launch of Magellan and Space Shuttle Mission STS-30 was targeted for Friday, April 28, 1989. The 23 minute launch window opened at 2:24 p.m.


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