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Astronaut Robert L. Crippen (mission commander) on the flight deck of the space shuttle Challenger (mission 41-G) during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere on October 13, 1984, at the end of the craft's 8-day flight. An orange glow is visible through the cockpit windows, caused by the spacecraft passing through the atmosphere.
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