Henry ‘Hank’ HartsfieldStatus: Deceased 11/21/1933 – 7/14/2014 Nationality: American Type: Government First Flight: 6/27/1982 Last Flight: 10/30/1985Henry Warren “Hank” Hartsfield Jr. was a United States Air Force officer and a USAF and NASA astronaut who logged over 480 hours in space. Hartsfield became a NASA astronaut in September 1969. Hartsfield was the pilot on STS-4, the fourth and final orbital test flight of the shuttle Columbia.LaunchesSpace Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-4Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-41-DSpace Shuttle Challenger / OV-099 | STS-61-ANational Aeronautics and Space AdministrationType: Government Abbreviation: NASA Administration: Administrator: Jim Bridenstine Founded: 1958 Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS Spacecraft: Orion Country: USAThe 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.