83rd Shuttle flight and 22nd flight of Columbia 1st female Pilot to fly on board Columbia 4 April 1997 at 7:20:32 pm GMT from Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida

Microgravity Science Laboratory (MSL)-1, Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment (SAREX) and Extended Duration Orbiter (EDO) pallet 300 km 28.5 degrees

8 April 1997 at 6:33:11 pm GMT on Runway 33 at Kennedy Space Center in Florida 2,414,000 km 63

3 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes and 39 seconds

Lt-Col James Donald Halsell Jr, 40, US Air Force, commander

(Red Team)

Lt-Cdr Susan Leigh Still, 35, US Navy, pilot (Red Team) Dr Janice Elaine Voss, 40, mission specialist 1 (Blue Team) Dr Michael Landon Gernhardt, 40, mission specialist 2 (Blue Team)

Dr Donald Alan Thomas, 41, mission specialist 3 (Red Team) Dr Roger Keith Crouch, 56, payload specialist 1 (Blue Team) Dr Gregory Thomas Linteris, 39, payload specialist 2 (Red Team)


Sequence Milestones



Max. altitude Max. inclination Landing

Distance Orbits Duration Crew

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