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STS-77

Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105

Lockheed Martin Space Operations

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Mario Runco Jr.

Mario Runco Jr.

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
1/26/1952 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 11/24/1991
Last Flight: 5/19/1996

Mario Runco Jr. is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He is an Earth and planetary physicist.

Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown

Pilot

Status: Retired
3/11/1956 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/12/1992
Last Flight: 12/20/1999

Curtis Lee "Curt" Brown Jr. is a former NASA astronaut and retired United States Air Force colonel.

John Casper

John Casper

Commander

Status: Retired
7/9/1943 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 2/28/1990
Last Flight: 5/19/1996

John Howard Casper is an American astronaut and United States Air Force pilot.

Daniel W. Bursch

Daniel W. Bursch

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
7/25/1957 -
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/22/1993
Last Flight: 12/5/2001

Daniel Wheeler Bursch is a former NASA astronaut, and Captain of the United States Navy. He had four spaceflights, the first three of which were Space Shuttle missions lasting 10 to 11 days each. His fourth and final spaceflight was a long-duration stay aboard the International Space Station as a crew member of Expedition 4, which lasted from December 2001 to June 2002. This 196-day mission set a new record for the longest duration spaceflight for an American astronaut, a record simultaneously set with his crew mate Carl Walz. Their record has since been broken, and as of 2016 it is held by Scott Kelly, who flew a 340 day mission during Expeditions 43, 44 and 45.

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.

Marc Garneau

Marc Garneau

Mission Specialist

Status: Retired
2/23/1949 -
Nationality: Canadian
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/5/1984
Last Flight: 12/1/2000

Garneau was one of the first Canadian Astronauts and he became the first Canadian in outer space in October 1984. In 1984, he was seconded to the new Canadian Astronaut Program (CAP), one of six chosen from over 4,000 applicants. He flew on the shuttle Challenger, STS-41-G from October 5 to 13, 1984, as payload specialist. He was promoted to Captain in 1986, and left the Navy in 1989, to become deputy director of the CAP. In 1992–93, he underwent further training to become a mission specialist. He worked as CAPCOM for a number of shuttle flights and was on two further flights himself: STS-77 (May 19 to 29, 1996) and STS-97 (to the ISS, November 30 to December 11, 2000). He has logged over 677 hours in space.

In February 2001, he was appointed executive vice-president of the Canadian Space Agency, and became its president on November 22, 2001.

Mission

STS-77

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 Endeavour OV-105

Length: 38.1 meters
Diameter: 8.4 meters
First Launch: May 7, 1992

Space Shuttle Endeavour (Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-105) is a retired orbiter from NASA’s Space Shuttle program and the fifth and final operational Shuttle built.
The United States Congress approved the construction of Endeavour in 1987 to replace Challenger, which was destroyed in 1986.
Structural spares built during the construction of Discovery and Atlantis were used in its assembly. NASA chose, on cost grounds, to build Endeavour from spares rather than refitting Enterprise or accepting a Rockwell International proposal to build two Shuttles for the price of one.

The Space Shuttle Endeavour OV-105 rocket has been launched a total of 25 times with 25 successful and 0 failed launches.

Agency

Lockheed Martin Space Operations

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: LMSO

Country: USA

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Superphantom
Superphantom
1 month ago

hmmmmmm i think there are one rocket launch missing tho…

jan 17 1997 there were a delta 2 rocket launch from cape canaveral air station, which eventually exploded. please add that one.