STS-55



DescriptionSTS-55 (Space Transportation System 55), or D-2 was the 55th overall flight of the US Space Shuttle and the 14th flight of Shuttle Columbia. This flight was a multinational Spacelab flight involving 88 experiments from eleven different nations. The experiments ranged from biology sciences to simple earth observations.
Year of flight1993
Distance travelled (km)6,701,603
Days of mission10
Launch Date26/04/1993
Landing Date6/05/1993
Launch site (Mapping)Kennedy Space Center
Landing site (Mapping)Edwards Airforce Base
Landing siteEdwards Runway 22
Landing mass (kg)103191
OperatorNASA
Mission typeResearch
Reference systemGeocentric
Perigee (km)304.00
Apogee (km)312.00
Orbital period (minutes)90.70
Orbits completed160
Inclination (degreees)28.45
Crew size7
MembersSteven R. Nagel Terence T. Henricks Jerry L. Ross Charles J. Precourt Bernard A. Harris Jr. Ulrich Walter Hans Schlegel
Spacecraft typeSpace Shuttle Columbia
Source (Wikipedia Page)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-55