Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: STS-40 Launch

Name of Image: 
STS-40 Launch
Full Description: 
Launched aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia on June 5, 1991 at 9:24; am (EDT), the STS-40 mission was the fifth dedicated Spacelab Mission, Spacelab Life Sciences-1 (SLS-1), and the first mission dedicated solely to life sciences. The STS-40 crew included 7 astronauts: Bryan D. O?Connor, commander; Sidney M. Gutierrez, pilot; F. Drew Gaffney, payload specialist 1; Milli-Hughes Fulford, payload specialist 2; James P. Bagian, mission specialist 1; Tamara E. Jernigan, mission specialist 2; and M. Rhea Seddon, mission specialist 3.
Date of Image: 
1991-06-05
Category: 
Spacelab
term: 
Launch
facet_who: 
Rhea Seddon
facet_what: 
Columbia
facet_where: 
Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
facet_when: 
June 5, 1991
facet_when_year: 
1991
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
9133610
NIX #: 
MSFC-9133610
MSFC Negative Number: 
9133610
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-9133610
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3475