Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-62

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-62

Launch Complex 39B
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

STS-62 was a Space Shuttle program mission flown aboard Space Shuttle Columbia. The primary payloads were the USMP-02 microgravity experiments package and the OAST-2 engineering and technology payload, both in the orbiter's cargo bay. The two-week mission also featured a number of biomedical experiments focusing on the effects of long duration spaceflight.

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Lockheed Space Operations Company

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Space Shuttle Columbia


Serial OV-102

Launch Crew Count 5

Status Destroyed

Landing Time 1994-03-18T13:10:00+0000


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Crew

John Casper

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1943-07-09

Status Retired

Type Government


Andrew M. Allen

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1955-08-04

Status Retired

Type Government


Charles D. Gemar

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1955-08-04

Status Retired

Type Government


Marsha Ivins

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1951-04-15

Status Retired

Type Government


Pierre J. Thuot

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1955-05-19

Status Retired

Type Government


Space Shuttle Columbia OV-102


Height 38.10 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 28200 kN

Diameter 8.40 Meters

Mass To LEO 24400 kg

Liftoff Mass 2040 Tonnes


Launch Success 29

Consecutive Success 0

Maiden Flight 1981-04-12

Launch Failures 1


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