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 Endeavour Maiden flight: Launch date: May 7, 1992 (STS-49) Period: 1.5 hours Launch site: Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex LC-39B Landing date: May 16, 1992 at Edwards Air Force Base, Runway 22
Perigee altitude: 268 kilometres (167 mi)
Crew size: 7
Members: Daniel Brandenstein, Kevin P. Chilton, Richard Hieb, Bruce E. Melnick, Pierre J. Thuot, Kathryn C. Thornton and Thomas D. Akers
No. of missions: 25 Crew members: 173 Miles Traveled: 122,883,151 (25 flights, through STS-134) Earth Orbits: 4,671 (25 flights, through STS-134) Time in Space: 299 days (25 flights, through STS-134)