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STS-88 was launched in 1998

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STS-88 launch date:    4 December 1998 8:35:34 GMT

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Unity was carried into orbit as the primary cargo of the Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-88, the first Space Shuttle mission dedicated to assembly of the station. On December 6, 1998, the STS-88 crew mated the aft berthing port of Unity with the forward hatch of the already orbiting Zarya module. (Zarya was a mixed Russian-US funded and Russian-built component launched earlier aboard a Russian Proton rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.) This was the first connection made between two station modules. 
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STS-88 was the first Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
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STS-88 was the first Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS). It was flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour, and took the first American module, the Unity node, to the station.
Launch date:    4 December 1998 8:35:34 GMT

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STS-88 was the first Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS). It was flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour, and took the first American module, the Unity node to the station.
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Launch date:     4 December 1998, 8:35:34 GMT

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