Manned Spaceflights, 1996

Manned Spaceflights, 1996

Manned Spaceflights, 1996

  Endeavour January 11–20 Brian Duffy, Brent W. Jett, Jr., 

  Winston E. Scott, Leroy Chiao, 

  Daniel T. Barry, Koichi Wakata Deploy and retrieve OAST-Flyer; retrieve 

  Space Flyer Unit; practice space walks for 

  International Space Station

  TM-23 February 21 Yury Onufriyenko, Yury Usachev  Deliver crew to Mir; return crew to Earth 

  (September 2)

  Columbia February 22– 

  March 9  Andrew M. Allen, Scott J. Horowitz, 

  Franklin R. Chang-Díaz, Umberto Guidoni, 

  Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Maurizio Cheli, 

  Claude Nicollier Refly Tethered Satellite System; 

  conduct microgravity materials 

Soyuz TM-22 

  (return) February 29 Yury Gidzenko, Sergey Avdeyev, 

  Thomas Reiter Return Mir crew to Earth 

  Atlantis March 22–31 Kevin Chilton, Richard Searfoss, 

  Ronald M. Sega, Linda Godwin, 

  M. Richard Clifford, Shannon W. Lucid Deliver Lucid and supplies to Mir; space 

  walk for International Space Station

  Endeavour May 19–29 John H. Casper, Curtis L. Brown, Jr., 

  Andrew S.W. Thomas, Daniel W. Bursch, 

  Mario Runco, Jr., Marc Garneau Launch PAMS/STU stabilization-technology 

  satellite; deploy and retrieve Inflatable 

  Antenna Experiment; conduct materials 

 experiments in Spacelab

  Columbia June 20–July 7 Terence T. Henricks, Kevin R. Kregel, 

  Susan J. Helms, Richard M. Linnehan,

  Charles E. Brady, Jr., Jean-Jacques Favier, 

  Robert Brent Thirsk Conduct Life and Microgravity Spacelab

  mission to study biological effects of

  space travel

  TM-24 August 17 Valery Korzun, Aleksandr Kalery,

  Claudie Andre-Deshays Deliver crew to Mir; return crew to

  Earth (1997)

  Atlantis September 16–26 William F. Readdy, Thomas D. Akers,

  Terrence W. Wilcutt, John E. Blaha (stays

  on Mir), Jay Apt, Carl E. Walz,

  Shannon W. Lucid (returns to Earth) Conduct experiments in Spacelab

  Double Module; dock with Mir;

  exchange Lucid with Blaha

  Columbia November 19–

  December 7

  (longest shuttle

  mission to date) Kenneth D. Cockrell, Kent V. Rominger,

  Tamara E. Jernigan, Thomas D. Jones,

  F. Story Musgrave Deploy and retrieve ORFEUS-SPAS II

  astrophysics satellite and Wake Shield

  Facility; conduct space walks to test new

  tools and techniques
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