Today’s featured photo of the day! The feature is: NASA Retro Mission Patch Party
We are celebrating the Mars Landing! Mars!! How nice. We are blessed to be in the USA! Join every day for the next 36 days at 2:55 pm CST. . .for another photo of my NASA mission patches, and a brief description of each mission.
Facebook Party – Celebrate Mars Launch in a NASA Retro Mission Patch Party
Shuttle Discovery Maiden flight: Launch date: August 30, 1984 (STS-41-D) Period: 1.5 hours Launch site: Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39-A Landing date: September 5, 1984 at Edwards Air Force Base, Runway 17
Crew size: 6
Members: Henry Hartsfield, Michael Coats, Mike Mullane, Steven Hawley, Judith Resnik, Charles D. Walker
No. of missions: 39 Crew members: 252 Miles Traveled: 148,221,675 (39 flights, through STS-133) Earth Orbits: 5,830 (39 flights, through STS-133) Time in Space: 365 days (39 flights, through STS-133)