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STS-36

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Mike Mullane

Mike Mullane

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
9/10/1945 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 8/30/1984
Last Flight: 2/28/1990

Richard Michael "Mike" Mullane is an engineer and aircraft pilot, a retired USAF officer. and a former NASA astronaut. During his career, he flew as a mission specialist on STS-41-D, STS-27, and STS-36.

David Hilmers

David Hilmers

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
1/28/1950 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/3/1985
Last Flight: 1/22/1992

David Carl Hilmers is a former NASA astronaut. Hilmers was selected a NASA astronaut in July 1980, and completed the initial training period in August 1981. A veteran of four space flights, he has logged over 493 hours in space.

John Oliver Creighton

John Oliver Creighton

Commander

Status: Retired
4/28/1943 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/17/1985
Last Flight: 9/12/1991

John Oliver Creighton is a former NASA astronaut who flew three Space Shuttle missions.

John Casper

John Casper

Pilot

Status: Retired
7/9/1943 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 2/28/1990
Last Flight: 5/19/1996

John Howard Casper is an American astronaut and United States Air Force pilot.

Pierre J. Thuot

Pierre J. Thuot

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
5/19/1955 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 2/28/1990
Last Flight: 3/4/1994

Pierre Joseph Thuot is a retired United States Navy Captain and NASA astronaut. He went into space three times, spending over 650 hours in space, including over 15 hours in three space walks. He is a former U.S. record holder for time spent on one space walk, and participated in the first three-person space walk.

Mission

STS-36

Type: Government/Top Secret

STS-36 was the thirty-fourth mission of the shuttle program and the sixth of Atlantis and the fourth night launch of the shuttle program. It was a deparment of defence mission and so its mission is classified.

Location

Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 39A, 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

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: LSOC

Country: USA

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