STS-71 100th U. S. Human Space Launch*

Note: The following information was culled from a number of reference sources, including the Space Shuttle Mission Chronology, NASA Historical Data Book, and the NASA Pocket Statistics.

MERCURY PROGRAM (May 5, 1961 -- May 16, 1963)


No. Spacecraft  Crew Members           Date(s)             Duration

1. Freedom 7 Shepard May 5, 1961 00:15:22

2. Liberty 7 Grissom Jul 21, 1961 00:15:37

3. Friendship 7 Glenn Feb 20, 1962 04:55:23

4. Aurora 7 Carpenter May 24, 1962 04:56:05

5. Sigma 7 Schirra Oct 3, 1962 09:13:11

6. Faith 7 Cooper May 15-16, 1963 34:19:49

Total: 6 Flights, 6 Astronauts Flown. Total Flight Time: 53:55:27

GEMINI PROGRAM (March 23, 1965 --Nov 15, 1966)


No. Mission      Crew Members            Date(s)           Duration

7. Gemini-3 Grissom, Young March 23, 1965 04:53:30

8. Gemini-4 McDivitt, White June 3-7, 1965 97:56:12

9. Gemini-V Cooper, Conrad Aug 21-29, 1965 190:55:14

10. Gemini-VII Borman, Lovell Dec 4-18, 1965 330:35:01

11. Gemini-VI-A Schirra, Stafford Dec 15-16, 1965 25:51:24

12. Gemini-VIII Armstrong, Scott March 16, 1966 10:41:00

13. Gemini-iX-A Stafford, Cernan June 3-6, 1966 72:21:50

14. Gemini-X Young, Collins Jul 18-21, 1966 70:47:39

15. Gemini-XI Conrad, Gordon Sep 12-15, 1966 71:17:08

16. Gemini-XII Lovell, Aldrin Nov 11-15, 1966 94:35:31

Total: 10 Flights, 20 Astronauts Flown Total Flight Time 969:50:56

APOLLO PROGRAM (October 11, 1968 -- December 19, 1972)

APOLLO SATURN I


No. Mission      Crew Members            Date(s)            Duration

17. Apollo 7 Schirra, Eisele, Oct 11-22, 1968 260:08:45

Cunningham

APOLLO SATURN V


No. Spacecraft   Crew Members            Date(s)            Duration

18. Apollo 8 Borman, Lovell, Anders Dec 21-2, 1968 147:00:11

19. Apollo 9 McDivitt, Scott, March 3-13, 1969 241:00:53

Schweickart

20. Apollo 10 Stafford, Young, May 18-26, 1969 192:03:23

Cernan

21. Apollo 11 Armstrong, Collins, Jul 16-24, 1969 195:18:35

Aldrin

22. Apollo 12 Conrad, Gordon, Bean Nov 14-24, 1969 244:36:25

23. Apollo 13 Lovell, Swigert, Haise April 11-17, 1970 142:54:41

24. Apollo 14 Shepard, Roosa, Jan 31-Feb 9, 1971 216:02:01

Mitchell

25. Apollo 15 Scott, Worden, Irwin Jul 26-Aug 7, 1971 295:12:00

26. Apollo 16 Young, Mattingly, Duke April 16-27, 1972 265:51:06

27. Apollo 17 Cernan, Evans, Dec 7-19, 1972 301:51:59

Schimitt
Total: 11 Flights, 33 Astronauts Flown (including Apollo 7).** Total Flight Time: 2502:00:37

SKYLAB PROGRAM (May 25, 1973 -- Feb 8, 1974)

SKYLAB SATURN IB


No. Mission           Crew Members            Date(s)          Duration

28. Skylab 2 Conrad, Kerwin, Weitz May 25-June 22,1973 672:49:49

29. Skylab 3 Bean, Garriott, Lousma Jul 28-Sept 25,1973 1416:11:09

30. Skylab 4 Carr, Gibson, Pogue Nov 16-Feb 8, 1974 2016:01:26

Total: 3 Flight, 9 Astronauts Flown. Total Flight Time: 4105:02:14

APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT (ASTP) (Jul 15-24, 1975)


APOLLO SATURN IB


No. Mission      Crew Members            Date(s)              Duration

31. ASTP Stafford, Brand, Jul 15-24, 1975 216:01:28

Slayton
Total: 1 Flight, 3 Astronauts Flown. Total Flight Time: 217:28:23

SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM (April 12, 1981 - Present)


No. Mission Crew Members Date(s) Duration

32. STS-1 Young, Crippen Apr 12-14, 1981 54:20:53

Columbia

33. STS-2 Engle, Truly Nov 12-14, 1981 54:13:12

Columbia

34. STS-3 Lousma, Fullerton March 22-30, 1982 192:04:46

Columbia
35. STS-4 Mattingly, Hartsfield June 27-Jul 4, 1982 169:11:11
Columbia

36. STS-5 Brand, Overmyer, Nov 11-16, 1982 122:14:27

Columbia Allen, Lenoir

37. STS-6 Weitz, Bobko, April 4-9, 1983 120:23:42

Challenger Peterson, Musgrave

38. STS-7 Crippen, Hauck, Ride, June 18-24, 1983 146:23:59

Challenger Fabian, Thagard

39. STS-8 Truly, Brandenstein, Aug 30-Sep 5,1983 145:08:40

Challenger Gardner, Bluford, 1983
Thornton

40. STS-9 Young, Shaw, Garriott, Nov 28-Dec 8, 1983 247:47:24

Columbia Parker, Lichtenberg,
Merbold

41. STS-41B Brand, Gibson, Feb 3-11, 1984 191:15:55

Challenger McCandless, McNair,
Stewart

42. STS-41C Crippen, Scobee, April 6-13, 1984 167:40:07

Challenger Nelson, van Hoften,
Hart

43. STS-41D Hartsfield, Coats, Aug 30-Sep 5, 1984 144:56:04

Discovery Resnik, Mullane,
Hawley, Walker

44. STS-41G Crippen, McBride, Oct 5-13, 1984 197:23:37

Challenger Leestma, Ride,
Sullivan, Scully-
Power, Garneau

45. STS-51A Hauck, Walker, Fisher, Nov 8-16, 1984 191:44:56

Discovery Gardner, Allen

46. STS-51C Mattingly, Shriver, Jan 24-27, 1985 73:33:27

Discovery Buchli, Onizuka,
Payton

47. STS-51D Bobko, Williams, April 12-19, 1985 167:54:00

Discovery Seddon, Griggs,
Hoffman, Walker, Garn

48. STS-51B Overmyer, Gregory, April 29-May 6, 1985 168:08:47

Challenger Lind, Thagard,
Thornton, van den
Berg, Wang

49. STS-51G Brandenstein, June 17-24, 1985 169:39:00

Discovery Creighton, Lucid,
Nagel, Fabian, Baudry,
Al-Saud

50. STS-51F Fullerton, Bridges, Jul 29-Aug 6, 1985 190:45:26

Challenger Musgrave, Henize,
England, Acton, Bartoe

51. STS-51I Engle, Covey, van Aug 27-Sep 3, 1985 171:17:42

Discovery Hoften, Lounge, Fisher

52. STS-51J Bobko, Grabe, Stewart, Oct 3-7, 1985 97:14:38

Atlantis Hilmers, Pailes

53. STS-61A Hartsfield, Nagel, Oct 30-Nov 6, 1985 168:44:51

Challenger Buchli, Bluford,
Dunbar, Furrer,
Messerschmid, Ockels

54. STS-61B Shaw, O'Connor, Cleave Nov 26-Dec 3, 1985 165:04:49

Atlantis Spring, Ross,
Neri Vela, Walker

55. STS-61C Gibson, Bolden, Chang- Jan 12-18, 1986 146:03:51

Columbia Diaz, Hawley, Nelson,
Cenker, Nelson

56. STS-51L Scobee, Smith, Resnik, Jan 28, 1986 N/A

Challenger Onizuka, McNair,
Jarvis, McAuliffe

57. STS-26 Hauck, Covey, Lounge, Sep 29-Oct 3, 1988 97:00:57

Discovery Hilmers, Nelson

58. STS-27 Gibson, Gardner, Dec 2-6, 1988 105:05:37

Atlantis Mullane, Ross,
Shepherd

59. STS-29 Coats, Blaha, Buchli, March 13-18, 1989 119:39:40

Discovery Springer, Bagian

60. STS-30 Walker, Grabe, May 4-8, 1989 96:57:35

Atlantis Thagard, Cleave, Lee

61. STS-28 Shaw, Richards, Aug 8-13, 1989 121:00:53

Columbia Leestma, Adamson,
Brown

62. STS-34 Williams, McCulley, Oct. 18-23, 1989 119:41:00

Atlantis Baker, Chang-Diaz,
Lucid

63. STS-33 Gregory, Blaha, Nov 22-27, 1989 120:07:32

Discovery Musgrave, Thornton,
Carter

64. STS-32 Brandenstein, Jan 9-20, 1990 261:01:38

Columbia Wetherbee, Dunbar,
Ivins, Low

65. STS-36 Creighton, Casper, Feb 28-March 4, 106:19:43

Atlantis Hilmers, Mullane, 1990
Thuot

66. STS-31 Shriver, Bolden, April 24-29, 1990 121:16:06

Discovery Hawley, McCandless,
Sullivan

67. STS-41 Richards, Cabana, Oct 6-10, 1990 98:10:04

Discovery Shepherd, Melnick,
Akers

68. STS-38 Covey, Culbertson, Nov 15-20, 1990 117:54:31

Atlantis Gemar, Meade, Springer

69. STS-35 Brand, Gardner, Dec 2-10, 1990 215:05:08

Columbia Hoffman, Lounge,
Parker, Parise,
Durrance

70. STS-37 Nagel, Cameron, Apt, April 5-11, 1991 143:32:44

Atlantis Godwin, Ross

71. STS-39 Coats, Hammond, April 28-May 6, 1991 199:22:21

Discovery Bluford, Hieb,
Harbaugh, McMonagle,
Veach

72. STS-40 O'Connor, Gutierrez, June 5-14, 1991 218:14:20

Columbia Bagian, Jernigan,
Seddon, Gaffney,
Hughes-Fulford

73. STS-43 Blaha, Baker, Adamson, Aug 2-11, 1991 213:21:25

Atlantis Low, Lucid

74. STS-48 Creighton, Reightler, Sep 12-18, 1991 128:27:34

Discovery Brown, Gemar, Buchli

75. STS-44 Gregory, Henricks, Nov 24-Dec 1, 1991 166:50:42

Atlantis Runco, Voss, Musgrave,
Hennen

76. STS-42 Grabe, Oswald, Readdy, Jan 22-30, 1992 193:14:45

Discovery Thagard, Hilmers,
Bondar, Merbold

77. STS-45 Bolden, Duffy, March 24-April 2, 214:09:00

Atlantis Sullivan, Leestma, 1992
Foale, Frimout,
Lichtenberg

78. STS-49 Brandenstein, Chilton, May 7-16, 1992 213:17:38

Endeavour Melnick, Akers, Hieb,
Thornton, Thuot

79. STS-50 Richards, Bowersox, June 25-Jul 9, 1992 331:30:04

Columbia Dunbar, Meade, Baker,
DeLucas,Trinh

80. STS-46 Shriver, Allen, Jul 31-Aug 8, 1992 191:16:07

Atlantis Hoffman, Chang-Diaz,
Ivins, Nicollier,
Malerba

81. STS-47 Gibson, Brown, Lee, Sep 12-20, 1992 190:30:23

Endeavour Davis, Jemison, Mohri,
Apt

82. STS-52 Wetherbee, Baker, Oct 22-Nov 1, 1992 236:56:13

Columbia Veach, Jernigan,
Shepherd, MacLean

83. STS-53 Walker, Cabana, Dec 2-9, 1992 175:19:17

Discovery Bluford, Voss,
Clifford

84. STS-54 Casper, McMonagle, Jan 13-19, 1993 143:38:17

Endeavour Runco, Harbaugh, Helms

85. STS-56 Cameron, Oswald, April 8-17, 1993 222:09:21

Discovery Cockrell, Foale, Ochoa

86. STS-55 Nagel, Henricks, Ross, April 26-May 6, 1993 239:40:00

Columbia Precourt, Harris,
Walter, Schlegel

87. STS-57 Grabe, Duffy, Low, June 21-Jul 1, 1993 239:45:00

Endeavour Sherlock, Voss, Wisoff

88. STS-51 Culbertson, Readdy, Sep 12-22, 1993 236:11:00

Discovery Newman, Bursch, Walz

89. STS-58 Blaha, Searfoss, Oct 18-Nov 1, 1993 336:13:01

Columbia Seddon, McArthur,
Wolf, Lucid, Fettman

90. STS-61 Covey, Bowersox, Dec 2-13, 1993 259:59:00

Endeavour Musgrave, Hoffman,
Thornton, Akers,
Nicollier

91. STS-60 Bolden, Reightler, Feb 3-11, 1994 199:09:00

Discovery Chang-Diaz, Davis,
Sega, Krikalev

92. STS-62 Casper, Allen, Gemar, March 4-18, 1994 335:16:00

Columbia Ivins, Thuot

93. STS-59 Gutierrez, Chilton, April 9-20, 1994 269:49:00

Endeavour Godwin, Apt, Clifford,
Jones

94. STS-65 Cabana, Halsell, Hieb, Jul 8-23, 1994 353:55:00

Columbia Thomas, Walz, Chiao,
Naito-Mukai

95. STS-64 Richards, Hammond, Sep 9-20, 1994 262:51:00

Discovery Helms, Meade, Lee,
Linenger

96. STS-68 Baker, Wilcutt, Jones, Sep 30-Oct 11, 269:46:00

Endeavour Bursch, Wisoff, Smith 1994

97. STS-66 McMonagle, Brown, Nov 3-14, 1994 262:34:00

Atlantis Ochoa, Tanner,
Parazynski, Clervoy

98. STS-63 Wetherbee, Collins, Feb 3-11, 1995 198:28:15

Discovery Harris, Foale, Voss,
Titov

99. STS-67 Oswald, Gregory, March 2-18, 1995 399:09:46

Endeavour Jernigan, Lawrence,
Grunsfeld, Durrance,
Parise

100. STS-71 Gibson, Precourt, June 27, 1995 235:22:15

Atlantis Baker, Dunbar,
Harbaugh, Solovev
Budarin, Thagard,
Dezhurov, Strekalov
Total: 68 Flights, 379 Crew Members Flown.** Total Flight Time: 516 days: 23 hours : 12 minutes: 01 seconds.

* The 100 U.S. human spaceflights includes only those conducted by NASA as part of its human spaceflight program, beginning with Project Mercury. It does not include the X-15 hypersonic research flights that flew to altitudes in excess of 50 miles.

** This total includes the same astronaut flying more than once.


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