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STS-114

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103

United Space Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Wendy B. Lawrence

Wendy B. Lawrence

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
7/2/1959 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 3/2/1995
Last Flight: 7/26/2005

Wendy Barrien Lawrence is a retired United States Navy Captain, former helicopter pilot, an engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. She was the first female graduate of the United States Naval Academy to fly into space and she has also visited the Russian Space Station Mir. She was a mission specialist on STS-114, the first Space Shuttle flight after the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.

Andy Thomas

Andy Thomas

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
12/18/1951 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 5/19/1996
Last Flight: 7/26/2005

Andrew "Andy" Sydney Withiel Thomas, AO is an Australian-born American aerospace engineer and a NASA astronaut. He became a U.S. citizen in December 1986, hoping to gain entry to NASA's astronaut program. He is married to fellow NASA astronaut Shannon Walker.

Stephen Robinson

Stephen Robinson

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
10/26/1955 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 8/7/1997
Last Flight: 2/8/2010

Stephen Kern Robinson is a former NASA astronaut.

Eileen Collins

Eileen Collins

Commander

Status: Retired
11/19/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 2/3/1995
Last Flight: 7/26/2005

Eileen Marie Collins is a retired NASA astronaut and a retired United States Air Force colonel. A former military instructor and test pilot, Collins was the first female pilot and first female commander of a Space Shuttle. She was awarded several medals for her work. Colonel Collins has logged 38 days 8 hours and 20 minutes in outer space. Collins retired on May 1, 2006, to pursue private interests, including service as a board member of USAA.

James M. Kelly

James M. Kelly

Pilot

Status: Active
5/14/1964 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 3/8/2001
Last Flight: 7/26/2005

James McNeal "Vegas" Kelly is a NASA Astronaut and a retired Colonel of the United States Air Force. He twice served as pilot on Space Shuttle missions.

Soichi Noguchi

Soichi Noguchi

Mission Specialist

Status: Active
4/15/1965 -
Nationality: Japanese
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/26/2005
Last Flight: 11/16/2020

Soichi Noguchi (野口 聡一 Noguchi Sōichi, born 15 April 1965 in Yokohama, Japan) is a Japanese aeronautical engineer and JAXA astronaut. His first spaceflight was as a Mission Specialist aboard STS-114 on 26 July 2005 for NASA's first "return to flight" Space Shuttle mission after the Columbia disaster. He was most recently in space as part of the Soyuz TMA-17 crew and Expedition 22 to the International Space Station (ISS), returning to Earth on 2 June 2010. He is the fifth Japanese astronaut to fly in space and the fourth to fly on the space shuttle.

Charles Camarda

Charles Camarda

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
5/8/1952 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 7/26/2005
Last Flight: 7/26/2005

Charles Joseph "Charlie" Camarda is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut who flew his first mission into space on board the Space Shuttle mission STS-114. He served as Senior Advisor for Engineering Development at NASA Langley Research Center.

Mission

STS-114

Type: Human Exploration

STS-114 was the first "Return to Flight" Space Shuttle mission following the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Discovery launched at 10:39 EDT (14:39 UTC), 26 July 2005. The launch, 907 days (approx. 29 months) after the loss of Columbia, was approved despite unresolved fuel sensor anomalies in the external tank that had prevented the shuttle from launching on 13 July, its originally scheduled date.

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 Discovery OV-103

Length: 38.1 meters
Diameter: 8.4 meters
First Launch: August 30, 1984

Space Shuttle Discovery is one of the orbiters from NASA’s Space Shuttle program and the third of five fully operational orbiters to be built. Its first mission, STS-41-D, flew from August 30 to September 5, 1984. Over 27 years of service it launched and landed 39 times, gathering more spaceflights than any other spacecraft to date.

The Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103 rocket has been launched a total of 38 times with 38 successful and 0 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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