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STS-58

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Launch Status
Success

Crew


John E. Blaha

John E. Blaha

  • Birthday: 08/26/1942
  • Role: Commander
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 03/13/1989
  • Last Flight: 09/16/1996

John Elmer Blaha is a retired United States Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of five space missions aboard the Space Shuttle and Mir.

Blaha is married to the former Brenda I. Walters of St. Louis, Missouri. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Richard A. Searfoss

Richard A. Searfoss

  • Birthday: 06/05/1956
  • Role: Pilot
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 10/18/1993
  • Last Flight: 04/17/1998

Richard Alan Searfoss was an American aviator who was United States Air Force colonel, NASA astronaut and test pilot.

Martin J. Fettman

Martin J. Fettman

  • Birthday: 12/31/1956
  • Role: Payload Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 10/18/1993
  • Last Flight: 10/18/1993

Martin Joseph Fettman (B.S., D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., Diplomate, ACVP) is an American pathologist and researcher who flew on NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-58 aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia as a Payload Specialist.

Margaret Rhea Seddon

Margaret Rhea Seddon

  • Birthday: 11/08/1947
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 04/12/1985
  • Last Flight: 10/18/1993

Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. After being selected as part of the first group of astronauts to include women, she flew on three Space Shuttle flights: as mission specialist for STS-51-D and STS-40, and as payload commander for STS-58. Both before and after her career in the astronaut program, she has been active in the medical community in Tennessee, Mississippi and Texas.

David Wolf

David Wolf

  • Birthday: 08/23/1956
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 10/18/1993
  • Last Flight: 07/15/2009

David Alexander Wolf is an American astronaut, medical doctor and electrical engineer. Wolf has been to space four times. Three of his spaceflights were short-duration Space Shuttle missions, the first of which was STS-58 in 1993, and his most recent spaceflight was STS-127 in 2009. Wolf also took part in a long-duration mission aboard the Russian space station Mir which lasted 128 days, and occurred during Mir EO-24. He was brought to Mir aboard STS-86 in September 1997, and landed aboard STS-89 in January 1998. In total Wolf has logged more than 4,040 hours in space. He is also a veteran of 7 spacewalks totaling 41hrs 17min in both Russian and American spacesuits.

William S. McArthur

William S. McArthur

  • Birthday: 07/26/1951
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 10/18/1993
  • Last Flight: 10/01/2005

William Surles McArthur Jr. is a retired United States Army colonel and NASA astronaut and a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one expedition to the International Space Station via the Russian Soyuz capsule.

Shannon Lucid

Shannon Lucid

  • Birthday: 01/14/1943
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 06/17/1985
  • Last Flight: 03/22/1996

Shannon Matilda Wells Lucid is an American biochemist and a retired NASA astronaut. At one time, she held the record for the longest duration stay in space by an American, as well as by a woman. She has flown in space five times including a prolonged mission aboard the Mir space station in 1996; she is the only American woman to have served aboard Mir.

Mission


STS-58

  • Orbit: Low Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $450,000,000

STS-58 was a mission flown by Space Shuttle Columbia launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 18 October 1993. The missions was primarily devoted to experiments concerning the physiological effects of spaceflight.

STS-58

Location


Launch Complex 39B

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39B has witnessed the launch of 58 rockets, including 57 orbital launch attempts, while Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA, has been the site for 229 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 39B

Rocket


National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle is a retired, partially reusable low Earth orbital spacecraft system operated from 1981 to 2011 by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as part of the Space Shuttle program. Its official program name was Space Transportation System (STS). Five complete Space Shuttle orbiter vehicles were built and flown on a total of 135 missions from 1981 to 2011.

Space Shuttle

Agency


Lockheed Space Operations Company

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