This Day In Astro History

STS  86 Mission Patch
STS - 86 mission patch

September 26

2005 - Cassini, Hyperion Flyby

1998 - Galileo, Europa 17 Flyby

1997 - STS-86, Atlantis launched at 02:34 GMT on a mission to Russian Space Station Mir.

1996 - After visiting Mir, STS-79 landed at 12:13 GMT with the crew of Lucid, Readdy, Wilcutt, Akers, Apt and Walz aboard.

1991 - Anik-E1 launched from Kourou aboard an Ariane 44P. (mass 2,977 kg)
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