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STS-90

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102

United Space Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Richard M. Linnehan

Richard M. Linnehan

Status: Retired
9/19/1957 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/20/1996
Last Flight: 3/11/2008

Richard Michael Linnehan is an American veterinarian and a former NASA astronaut.

Richard A. Searfoss

Richard A. Searfoss

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.

Scott Altman

Scott Altman

Status: Retired
8/15/1959 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/17/1998
Last Flight: 5/11/2009

Scott Douglas "Scooter" Altman is a retired United States Navy Captain, engineer, test pilot and former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions. His fourth mission on STS-125 was the last servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Dafydd Williams

Dafydd Williams

Status: Retired
5/16/1954 -
Nationality: Canadian
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/17/1998
Last Flight: 8/8/2007

Dafydd Rhys "Dave" Williams OC (born May 16, 1954) is a Canadian physician, public speaker and a retired CSA astronaut. Williams was a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions. His first spaceflight, STS-90 in 1998, was a 16-day mission aboard Space Shuttle Columbia dedicated to neuroscience research. His second flight, STS-118 in August 2007, was flown by Space Shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station. During that mission he performed three spacewalks, becoming the third Canadian to perform a spacewalk and setting a Canadian record for total number of spacewalks. These spacewalks combined for a total duration of 17 hours and 47 minutes.

Kathryn P. Hire

Kathryn P. Hire

Status: Retired
8/26/1959 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/17/1998
Last Flight: 2/8/2010

Kathryn Patricia "Kay" Hire is a NASA astronaut and Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserve who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions.

Jay C. Buckey

Jay C. Buckey

Status: Retired
6/6/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Payload Specialist
First Flight: 4/17/1998
Last Flight: 4/17/1998

Jay Clark Buckey, Jr. (born June 6, 1956, in New York City) is an American physician and astronaut who flew aboard one space shuttle mission (STS-90) as a Payload Specialist.

James A. Pawelczyk

James A. Pawelczyk

Status: Retired
9/20/1960 -
Nationality: American
Type: Payload Specialist
First Flight: 4/17/1998
Last Flight: 4/17/1998

James Anthony "Jim" Pawelczyk (born September 20, 1960) is an American researcher of physiology and Kinesiology who flew aboard the NASA STS-90 Space Shuttle mission as a Payload Specialist.

Mission

STS-90

STS-90 was a 1998 Space Shuttle mission flown by the Space Shuttle Columbia. The 16-day mission marked the last flight of the European Space Agency’s Spacelab laboratory module, which had first flown on Columbia on STS-9, and was also the last daytime landing for Columbia.

Mission patch for STS-90

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

United Space Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: USA

Founded: 1995
Launchers: Space Shuttle

Country: USA

United Space Alliance (USA) is a spaceflight operations company. USA is a joint venture which was established in August 1995 as a Limited Liability Company (LLC), equally owned by Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

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