Detail View: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Collection: Space Shuttle STS-75 Columbia launch

Name of Image: 
Space Shuttle STS-75 Columbia launch
Full Description: 
The Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-75) cleared the tower following an on-time liftoff from Launch Pad 39B. Visible at lower left is the white room on the orbiter access arm through which the flight crew entered the orbiter earlier. Columbia's mission lasted 14 days and included retesting of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1R) and the third flight of the United States Microgravity Payload (USMP-3), both of which are managed by scientist at Marshall Space Flight Center. Included in Columbia's flight crew were members of the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Mission Specialists Maurizio Cheli, Claude Nicollier and Payload Specialist Umberto Guidoni, respectively.
Date of Image: 
1996-02-22
Category: 
Space Shuttle Project
term: 
Around Marshall
term: 
STS Missions
term: 
STS-75 launch
facet_who: 
Claude Nicollier
facet_who: 
Maurizio Cheli
facet_who: 
Umberto Guidoni
facet_what: 
Columbia
facet_what: 
Space Shuttle Orbiter
facet_what: 
TSS-1R
facet_where: 
Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
facet_where: 
United States of America
Reference Number: 
MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C
MIX #: 
9605284
NIX #: 
MSFC-9605284
MSFC Negative Number: 
9605284
UID: 
SPD-MARSH-9605284
original url: 
http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/abstracts.php?p=551