WSF logo

STS-78

STS-78 [Flight # 78]20 June - 7 July 1996Columbia [20]

Crew:
    Terence Henricks [4], Commander
    Kevin Kregel [2], Pilot
    Susan Helms [3], Flight Engineer
    Richard Linnehan [1], Mission Specialist
    Charles Brady [1], Mission Specialist
    Jean-Jacques Favier [1], Payload Specialist (France)
    Robert Thirsk [1], Payload Specialist (Canada)

Launch:
    Pad: 39-B [34]
    Date: 20 June 1996
    Time: 14:49:00 UTC

Orbit:
    Altitude: 150 nm
    Inclination: 39 degrees
    Orbits: 272
    Duration: 16 days, 21 hours, 47 minutes, 45 seconds
    Distance: 7,000,000 miles

Landing:
    Location: Runway 33, Kennedy Space Center, FL [31]
    Date: 7 July 1996
    Time: 12:36:45 UTC
    Rollout: 45 seconds (2,847 meters, 9,339 feet)

Highlights:
    Life and Microgravity Spacelab (LMS) was flown aboard the Spacelab LM2 module and represened five different space agencies (NASA, European Space Agency, French Space Agency, Canadian Space Agency, and Italian Space Agency).

 


Page last modified: 16 August 2015 18:44:07.