Byron K. Lichtenberg

Byron K. Lichtenberg

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1948-02-19

Status Retired

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Byron Kurt Lichtenberg, Sc. D. (born February 19, 1948) is an American engineer and fighter pilot who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a Payload Specialist. In 1983, he and Ulf Merbold became the first Payload Specialists to fly on the shuttle.

Byron K. Lichtenberg's Launches

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-45

Success
Lockheed Space Operations Company
Launch Complex 39A
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Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-9

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Rockwell International
Launch Complex 39A
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