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Go4Launch
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posted 11-24-2007 02:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Go4Launch   Click Here to Email Go4Launch     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Could someone please tell me what was the month in 1995 that Group 15 was named, and what the year and month were that Group 19 was named?

Thanks.

Robert Pearlman
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posted 11-24-2007 03:02 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Per Spacefacts.de, the shuttle classes were named on:
  • Group 8: January 16, 1978
  • Group 9: May 29, 1980
  • Group 10: May 23, 1984
  • Group 11: June 4, 1985
  • Group 12: June 5, 1987
  • Group 13: January 17, 1990
  • Group 14: March 31, 1992
  • Group 15: December 8, 1994
  • Group 16: May 1, 1996
  • Group 17: June 5, 1998
  • Group 18: July 26, 2000
  • Group 19: May 6, 2004

Go4Launch
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posted 11-25-2007 05:50 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Go4Launch   Click Here to Email Go4Launch     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks, Robert!

Tom
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posted 11-25-2007 08:49 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Tom   Click Here to Email Tom     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just thought I'd add the year of the first flight from each group...
  • Group 8: January 16, 1978 ...1983
  • Group 9: May 29, 1980 ...1984
  • Group 10: May 23, 1984 ...1988
  • Group 11: June 4, 1985 ...1990
  • Group 12: June 5, 1987 ...1990
  • Group 13: January 17, 1990 ...1992
  • Group 14: March 31, 1992 ...1994
  • Group 15: December 8, 1994 ...1997
  • Group 16: May 1, 1996 ...1998
  • Group 17: June 5, 1998 ...2006
  • Group 18: July 26, 2000 ...2007
  • Group 19: May 6, 2004 ...(scheduled 2008)

All times are CT (US)

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