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Spartan 204



Spartan 204 was a free-flying payload that was released from space shuttle STS 63 on 07 February 1995 at 12:26 UT. It made about 40 hours of observations of galactic dust clouds using a far ultraviolet imaging spectrograph before being retrieved on 09 February 1995.

Alternate Names

  • 23470
  • Spartan204

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1995-02-07
Launch Vehicle: Shuttle
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agencies

  • NASA-Office of Space Science (United States)
  • Department of Defense (United States)


  • Engineering
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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