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STS-52

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Launch Status
Success

Crew

William Shepherd

William Shepherd

Status: Retired
7/26/1949 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 12/2/1988
Last Flight: 10/31/2000

William McMichael "Bill" Shepherd is an American former Navy SEAL, aerospace, ocean, and mechanical engineer, and NASA astronaut who served as Commander of Expedition 1, the first crew on the International Space Station. He is also a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

Charles L. Veach

Charles L. Veach

Status: Deceased
9/18/1944 - 10/3/1995
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/28/1991
Last Flight: 10/22/1992

Charles Lacy Veach was a USAF fighter pilot and NASA astronaut.

Tamara E. Jernigan

Tamara E. Jernigan

Status: Retired
5/7/1959 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/5/1991
Last Flight: 5/27/1999

Tamara Elizabeth "Tammy" Jernigan, Ph.D. is an American scientist and former NASA astronaut and a veteran of five shuttle missions.

Michael A. Baker

Michael A. Baker

Status: Retired
10/27/1953 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 8/2/1991
Last Flight: 1/12/1997

Michael Allen Baker is a retired captain in the United States Navy, former NASA astronaut, and the International Space Station Program Manager for International and Crew Operations, at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He is responsible for the coordination of program operations, integration and flight crew training and support activities with the International Partners.

Jim Wetherbee

Jim Wetherbee

Status: Retired
11/27/1952 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 1/9/1990
Last Flight: 11/23/2002

James Donald "Wxb" Wetherbee is an American former naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of six Space Shuttle missions and is the only American to have commanded five spaceflight missions.

Steve MacLean

Steve MacLean

Status: Retired
12/14/1954 -
Nationality: Canadian
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/22/1992
Last Flight: 9/9/2006

Steven Glenwood MacLean FRCGS (born December 14, 1954) is a Canadian astronaut.
MacLean served as a Mission Specialist on STS-115, which launched on September 9, 2006, and returned on September 21, 2006. He became the first Canadian to operate the robotic arm Canadarm2. On September 13, he performed his first spacewalk, a 7-hour EVA to activate the solar panels on the P3/4 truss – the second Canadian to do so, after Chris Hadfield.

Mission

STS-52

Type: Earth Science

STS-52 was a Space Transportation System (NASA Space Shuttle) mission using orbiter Columbia, and was launched on 22 October 1992.

Mission patch for STS-52

Location

Launch Complex 39B

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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

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

Agency

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: LSOC

Country: USA

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