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STS-58

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Margaret Rhea Seddon

Margaret Rhea Seddon

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
11/8/1947 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/12/1985
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.

Shannon Lucid

Shannon Lucid

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
1/14/1943 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/17/1985
Last Flight: 3/22/1996

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.

John E. Blaha

John E. Blaha

Commander

Status: Retired
8/26/1942 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 3/13/1989
Last Flight: 9/26/1996

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

Pilot

Status: Deceased
6/5/1956 - 9/29/2018
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/18/1993
Last Flight: 4/17/1998

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

William S. McArthur

William S. McArthur

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
7/26/1951 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/18/1993
Last Flight: 10/1/2005

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.

David Wolf

David Wolf

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
8/23/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/18/1993
Last Flight: 7/15/2009

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.

Martin J. Fettman

Martin J. Fettman

Payload Specialist

Status: Retired
12/31/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Payload Specialist
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.

Mission

STS-58

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 Columbia OV-102

Length: 38.1 meters
Diameter: 8.4 meters
First Launch: April 12, 1981

Space Shuttle Columbia was the first space-rated orbiter in NASA’s Space Shuttle fleet. It launched for the first time on mission STS-1 on April 12, 1981, the first flight of the Space Shuttle program. Over 22 years of service it completed 27 missions before disintegrating during re-entry near the end of its 28th mission, STS-107 on February 1, 2003, resulting in the deaths of all seven crew members.

The Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102 rocket has been launched a total of 30 times with 29 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: LSOC

Country: USA

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