First Flight: 1/13/1993
Last Flight: 3/8/2001
Susan Jane Helms is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. Helms was a crew member on five Space Shuttle missions and was a resident of the International Space Station (ISS) for over five months in 2001. While participating in ISS Expedition 2, she and Jim Voss conducted an 8-hour and 56 minute spacewalk, the world record.
- Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-54
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-64
- Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-78
- Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-101
- Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-102
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.