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STS-94

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102

United Space Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Janice E. Voss

Janice E. Voss

Mission Specialist

Status: Deceased
10/8/1956 - 2/6/2012
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/21/1993
Last Flight: 2/11/2000

Janice Elaine Voss was an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. She flew in space five times, jointly holding the record for American women. Voss died on February 6, 2012, from breast cancer.

Donald A. Thomas

Donald A. Thomas

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
5/6/1955 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/8/1994
Last Flight: 7/1/1997

Donald Alan Thomas, Ph.D. is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.

Michael L. Gernhardt

Michael L. Gernhardt

Mission Specialist

Status: Active
5/4/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/7/1995
Last Flight: 7/12/2001

Michael Landon Gernhardt is a NASA astronaut and manager of Environmental Physiology Laboratory and principal investigator of the Prebreathe Reduction Program (PRP) at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

James Halsell

James Halsell

Commander

Status: Retired
9/29/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/8/1994
Last Flight: 5/19/2000

James Halsell was an Air Force Test Pilot when he was selected by NASA to become an Astronaut in 1990. He was a veteran of five flights totalling over 1,250 hours in space, pilot of two STS missions and commander of three. He also served as a manager for Shuttle Launch Integration and Space Shuttle Program manager. After the Columbia accident he led the NASA Return to Flight Planning team.

Susan Kilrain

Susan Kilrain

Pilot

Status: Retired
10/24/1961 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/4/1997
Last Flight: 7/1/1997

Susan Kilrain is an engineer, a former United States Navy officer, and a former NASA astronaut.

Roger K. Crouch

Roger K. Crouch

Payload Specialist

Status: Retired
9/12/1940 -
Nationality: American
Type: Payload Specialist
First Flight: 4/4/1997
Last Flight: 7/1/1997

Roger Keith Crouch (born September 12, 1940) is an American scientist and astronaut who flew as a payload specialist on two NASA Space Shuttle missions in 1997.

Gregory T. Linteris

Gregory T. Linteris

Payload Specialist

Status: Retired
10/4/1957 -
Nationality: American
Type: Payload Specialist
First Flight: 4/4/1997
Last Flight: 7/1/1997

Gregory Thomas Linteris, Ph.D. (born October 4, 1957 in Englewood, New Jersey) is an American scientist who flew as a payload specialist on two NASA Space Shuttle missions in 1997.

Mission

STS-94

Location

Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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

Launch Complex 39A, 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

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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