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STS-104

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104

United Space Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Michael L. Gernhardt

Michael L. Gernhardt

Mission Specialist

Status: Active
5/4/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/7/1995
Last Flight: 7/12/2001

Michael Landon Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut and manager of Environmental Physiology Laboratory and principal investigator of the Prebreathe Reduction Program (PRP) at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

James F. Reilly

James F. Reilly

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
3/18/1954 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 1/23/1998
Last Flight: 6/8/2007

James Francis Reilly II is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. He flew on three space shuttle missions: STS-89, STS-104 and STS-117.

Janet L. Kavandi

Janet L. Kavandi

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
7/17/1959 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/2/1998
Last Flight: 7/12/2001

Janet Lynn Kavandi, a native of Carthage, Missouri is an American scientist and a NASA astronaut. She is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and has served as NASA's Deputy Chief of the Astronaut Office.

Steven Lindsey

Steven Lindsey

Commander

Status: Retired
8/24/1960 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 11/19/1997
Last Flight: 2/24/2011

Steven Wayne Lindsey is a retired U.S. Air Force officer and NASA astronaut. Lindsey served as Chief of the NASA Astronaut Office from September 2006 until October 2009.

Charles

Charles "Scorch" Hobaugh

Pilot

Status: Retired
11/5/1961 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/12/2001
Last Flight: 11/16/2009

Charles Owen "Scorch" Hobaugh is a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer. He has had three spaceflights, all of which were Space Shuttle missions to the International Space Station, lasting between 10 and 13 days.

Mission

STS-104

Type: Human Exploration

STS-104 was a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) flown by Space Shuttle Atlantis. Its primary objectives were to install the Quest Joint Airlock and help perform maintenance on the International Space Station. It was successful and returned to Earth without incident, after a successful docking, equipment installation and three spacewalks.

Location

Launch Complex 39B

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

185 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 39B, Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Rocket

Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104

Length: 38.1 meters
Diameter: 8.4 meters
First Launch: October 3, 1985

Constructed in 1985, Atlantis was the fourth operational and the second-to-last Space Shuttle built. Its maiden flight was STS-51-J in October of 1985. Atlantis embarked on its 33rd and final mission, also the final mission of a space shuttle, STS-135, on 8 July 2011.

The Space Shuttle Atlantis OV-104 rocket has been launched a total of 32 times with 32 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

United Space Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: USA

Founded: 1995
Launchers: Space Shuttle

Country: USA

United Space Alliance (USA) is a spaceflight operations company. USA is a joint venture which was established in August 1995 as a Limited Liability Company (LLC), equally owned by Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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