STS-27 was a space shuttle mission by NASA using the Space Shuttle Atlantis. It was the 27th shuttle mission, and the 3rd for Atlantis, 2nd after the Challenger disaster. It carried a classified payload for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Launch date: December 2, 1988 14:30:34 UTC
Landing: December 6, 1988 23:36:11 UTC