Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102
First Flight: 4/16/1972
Last Flight: 1/24/1985
Thomas Kenneth Mattingly II better known as Ken Mattingly, is a former American naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, Rear Admiral in the United States Navy and astronaut who flew on the Apollo 16, STS-4 and STS-51-C missions. He had been scheduled to fly on Apollo 13, but was held back due to concerns about a potential illness (which he did not contract). He later flew as Command Module Pilot for Apollo 16, making him one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon.
11/21/1933 - 7/14/2014
First Flight: 6/27/1982
Last Flight: 10/30/1985
Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield Jr. was a United States Air Force officer and a USAF and NASA astronaut who logged over 480 hours in space. Hartsfield became a NASA astronaut in September 1969. Hartsfield was the pilot on STS-4, the fourth and final orbital test flight of the shuttle Columbia.
Type: Test Flight
STS-4 was the fourth flight of the Space Shuttle program. The mission flew for a week in orbit and was the final test of the Space Shuttle. Further missions declared it officially operational.
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
205 rockets have launched from Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA.