First Flight: 11/23/2002
Last Flight: 12/21/2011
Donald Roy Pettit is an American chemical engineer and a NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of two long-duration stays aboard the International Space Station, one space shuttle mission and a six-week expedition to find meteorites in Antarctica. As of 2018, at age 63, he is NASA’s oldest active astronaut.
- Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-113
- Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-126
- Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-03M
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.