Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: STS-71 Crew Portrait

Name of Image: 
STS-71 Crew Portrait
Full Description: 
The crew assigned to the STS-71 mission included (front left to right) Vladimir N. Dezhurov, Mir 18 crew download; Robert L. Gibson, commander; and Anatoly Y. Solovyev, Mir 19 crew upload. On the back row, left to right, are Norman E. Thagard, Mir 18 crew download; Gennadiy Strelalov, Mir 18 crew download; Gregory J. Harbaugh, mission specialist; Ellen S. Baker, mission specialist; Charles J. Precourt, pilot; Bonnie J. Dunbar, mission specialist; and Nikolai Budarin, Mir 19 crew upload. Launched aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis on June 27, 1995 at 3:32:19.044 pm (EDT), the STS-71 mission marked many firsts in human space flight history. It was the first U.S. Space Shuttle-Russian Space Station Mir docking and joint on-orbit operations, and the first on-orbit change out of a shuttle crew. In addition, it was the largest spacecraft ever in orbit and was the 100th U.S. human space launch conducted from the Cape.
Date of Image: 
1995-03-05
Category: 
Space Shuttle Projects
term: 
Baker
facet_who: 
Bonnie J. Dunbar
facet_what: 
Russian Mir Space Station
facet_where: 
Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
facet_when: 
June 27, 1995
facet_when_year: 
1995
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
9504577
NIX #: 
MSFC-9504577
MSFC Negative Number: 
9504577
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-9504577
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=3572