First Flight: 8/8/1989
Last Flight: 9/9/1994
Richard Noel “Dick” Richards is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, chemical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. He flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions in the 1980s and 1990s.
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-28
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-41
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-50
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-64
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.