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STS-64

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103

Lockheed Space Operations Company

Launch Status
Success

Crew


Richard N. Richards

Richard N. Richards

  • Birthday: 08/24/1946
  • Role: Commander
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 08/08/1989
  • Last Flight: 09/09/1994

Richard Noel “Dick” Richards is a retired American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, chemical engineer, and a former NASA astronaut. He flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions in the 1980s and 1990s.

Lloyd Hammond

Lloyd Hammond

  • Birthday: 01/16/1952
  • Role: Pilot
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 04/28/1991
  • Last Flight: 09/09/1994

Lloyd Blaine Hammond Jr. is a Gulfstream test pilot, a former United States Air Force officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He flew on two Space Shuttle missions. Selected by NASA in May 1984, Hammond became an astronaut in June 1985 and qualified for assignment as a pilot/commander on Space Shuttle flight crews.

Jerry M. Linenger

Jerry M. Linenger

  • Birthday: 01/09/1955
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 09/09/1994
  • Last Flight: 01/12/1997

Jerry Michael Linenger is a retired Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps, and a former NASA astronaut who flew on the Space Shuttle and Space Station Mir.

Carl J. Meade

Carl J. Meade

  • Birthday: 11/16/1950
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 11/15/1990
  • Last Flight: 09/09/1994

Carl Joseph Meade is a former NASA astronaut.

Mark C. Lee

Mark C. Lee

  • Birthday: 08/14/1952
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 05/04/1989
  • Last Flight: 02/11/1997

Mark Charles Lee USAF Colonel is a former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions. He retired from the Air Force and NASA on July 1, 2001.

Susan Helms

Susan Helms

  • Birthday: 02/26/1958
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 01/13/1993
  • Last Flight: 03/08/2001

Susan Jane Helms is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. Helms was a crew member on five Space Shuttle missions and was a resident of the International Space Station (ISS) for over five months in 2001. While participating in ISS Expedition 2, she and Jim Voss conducted an 8-hour and 56 minute spacewalk, the world record.

Mission


STS-64

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

STS-64 was a Space Shuttle Discovery mission that was set to perform multiple experiment packages. STS-64 was launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on 9 September 1994, and landed back on 20 September 1994 at Edwards Air Force Base.

STS-64

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 227 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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