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STS-69

Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105

Lockheed Martin Space Operations

Launch Status
Success

Crew


David M. Walker

David M. Walker

  • Birthday: 05/20/1944
  • Role: Commander
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 11/08/1984
  • Last Flight: 09/07/1995

David Mathieson “Dave” Walker was an American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, and a former NASA astronaut. He flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions in the 1980s and 1990s.

Kenneth Cockrell

Kenneth Cockrell

  • Birthday: 04/09/1950
  • Role: Pilot
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 04/08/1993
  • Last Flight: 06/05/2002

Kenneth Dale “Taco” Cockrell is an American astronaut and a veteran of five space shuttle missions.

James H. Newman

James H. Newman

  • Birthday: 10/16/1956
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 09/12/1993
  • Last Flight: 03/01/2002

James Hansen Newman, Ph.D. is an American physicist and a former NASA astronaut who flew on four Space Shuttle missions.

Michael L. Gernhardt

Michael L. Gernhardt

  • Birthday: 05/04/1956
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 09/07/1995
  • Last Flight: 07/12/2001

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 S. Voss

James S. Voss

  • Birthday: 03/03/1949
  • Role: Mission Specialist
  • Nationality: American
  • First Flight: 11/24/1991
  • Last Flight: 03/08/2001

James Shelton Voss is a retired United States Army Colonel and NASA astronaut. During his time with NASA, Voss flew in space five times on board the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. He also served as deputy of Flight Operations for the Space Station Program Mission Integration and Operations Office. While participating in ISS Expedition 2, he and Susan Helms conducted an 8-hour and 56 minute spacewalk, the longest to date.

Mission


STS-69

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

STS-69 was a Space Shuttle Endeavour mission, and the second flight of the Wake Shield Facility (WSF). The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida on 7 September 1995. It was the 100th successful manned NASA spaceflight, not including X-15 flights.

STS-69

Location


Launch Complex 39A

Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Launch Complex 39A has witnessed the launch of 172 rockets, including 171 orbital launch attempts, while Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA, has been the site for 230 rocket launches.

Launch Complex 39A

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 Martin Space Operations

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