Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Collis, colles: Challenger Colles on Pluto

Challenger Colles

Feature Name Challenger Colles
Clean Name Challenger Colles
Feature ID 16087
Target Pluto
Feature Type Collis, colles
Coordinate System Planetocentric, +East, 0 - 360
Control Network Pluto
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Continent North America
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
United States
Quad -
Reference [641] - The History of the American Space Shuttle, by Dennis R. Jenkins: Schiffer Military Publications, ISBN-13: 978-0764357701 (2019).
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date May 27, 2022
Origin Second fully operational US Space Shuttle, first launched on April 4, 1983. It was lost during its tenth launch on January 28, 1986.
Last Updated Jun 07, 2022 11:22 PM