Nation: USA. Related Persons: Crouch, Gernhardt, Halsell, Kilrain, Linteris, Thomas, Voss, Janice. Crew: Cockrell, Gernhardt, Newman, Voss, Walker, Dave. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Cockrell, Gernhardt, Newman, Voss, Walker, Dave. Crew: Cockrell, Jernigan, Jones, Musgrave, Rominger. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Cockrell, Jernigan, Jones, Musgrave, Rominger. Nation: USA. Related Individuals: Chilton, Clifford, Godwin, Lucid, Searfoss, Sega. Crew: Allen, Andy, Chang-Diaz, Cheli, Guidoni, Hoffman, Horowitz, Nicollier. Crew: Bowersox, Harbaugh, Hawley, Horowitz, Lee, Smith, Steven, Tanner. Crew: Baker, Budarin, Dunbar, Gibson, Harbaugh, Precourt, Solovyov. Mir Expedition EO-19. Transferred Budarin, Solovyov to Mir, returned Soyuz TM-21 crew to Earth. After a night time launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis, the Shuttle docked with Mir at 03:55 GMT on January 14. STS-eighty one transferred 2,715 kg of gear to and from the Mir, the largest switch of objects to that date. Atlantis blasted off on a night launch to Mir, docking with the station on May 17 at 02:33 GMT. After entry interface at 11:42 GMT the spaceship flew across Canada.
Atlantis was launched on a mission to the Russian Mir house station. 531 kg of Russian logistics materials, 14 kg of ESA materials and 171 kg of miscellaneous material. 1,251 kg of Russian gear and provides, and 178 kg of miscellaneous material. With delays in International Space Station building leaving ample room in the shuttle schedule, NASA made the unique decision to depart the tools put in in Columbia and refly this mission with the identical crew later in 1997 as STS-94. Agency: NASA Houston. Manufacturer: Bremen. Astronaut John Blaha relieved Shannon Lucid as NASA resident on the complicated. Atlantis undocked from the Mir complex on September 23 at 23:33 GMT. 08:Fifty five GMT – . The Shuttle backed off along the -RBAR (i.e. toward the Earth) to a distance of 140 m earlier than beginning a flyaround at 02:31 GMT. 13:41 GMT – . The deorbit burn was on July 17, 1997 at 09:Forty four GMT and Columbia landed on KSC’s Runway 33 at 10:46:34 GMT. 1997 May 15 – . 1997 July 1 – .