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October 3, 1985: Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches
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October 3, 1985: Space Shuttle Atlantis Launches

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Today in 1985, NASA’s STS-51-J, the Space Shuttle Atlantis, launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The payload was classified by the Department of Defense, but contained at least two satellites that were launched into stationary orbit.