Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-60

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-60

Launch Complex 39A
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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STS-60

STS-60 was the first mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program, which carried Sergei K. Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a Space Shuttle. The mission used Space Shuttle Discovery, which lifted off from Launch Pad 39A on 3 February 1994 from Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The mission carried the Wake Shield Facility experiment and a SPACEHAB module into orbit, and carried out a live bi-directional audio and downlink link-up with the cosmonauts aboard the Russian space station Mir.

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Space Shuttle Discovery


Serial OV-103

Launch Crew Count 6

Status Retired

Landing Time 1994-02-11T19:19:00+0000


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Crew

Charles Bolden

Commander

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1946-08-19

Status Retired

Type Government


Kenneth S. Reightler Jr.

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1951-03-24

Status Retired

Type Government


Franklin Chang Díaz

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1950-04-05

Status Retired

Type Government


Jan Davis

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1953-11-01

Status Retired

Type Government


Ronald M. Sega

Mission Specialist

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1952-12-04

Status Retired

Type Government


Sergei Krikalev

Mission Specialist

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1958-08-27

Status Retired

Type Government


Space Shuttle Discovery OV-103


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 38

Consecutive Success 38

Maiden Flight 1984-08-30

Launch Failures 0


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Programs

Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttle program was the fourth human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which accomplished routine transportation for Earth-to-orbit crew and cargo from 1981 to 2011.

Shuttle–Mir

The Shuttle–Mir program was a collaborative 11-mission space program between Russia and the United States that involved American Space Shuttles visiting the Russian space station Mir, Russian cosmonauts flying on the Shuttle, and an American astronaut flying aboard a Soyuz spacecraft to engage in long-duration expeditions aboard Mir.

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