First Flight: 6/25/1992
Last Flight: 11/23/2002
Kenneth Dwane “Sox” Bowersox is a United States Navy officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five Space Shuttle launches and an extended stay aboard the International Space Station. When he launched on STS-73 at the age of 38 years and 11 months, he became the youngest person ever to command a Space Shuttle vehicle.
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-50
- Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-61
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-73
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-82
- Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-113
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.