SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 104 ATLANTIS 61-B ON BOARD FILM MAGAZINE NUMBER64

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SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER 104 ATLANTIS 61-B ON BOARD FILM MAGAZINE NUMBER64

RESEARCH FILM: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts Jerry L. Ross and Sherwood C. Spring practice a space station assembly method known as Experimental Assembly of Structures in Extravehicular Activity (EASE)

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Ross, Jerry Lynn, 1948-

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Jerry L. Ross (b. Jan. 20, 1948, Crown Point, IN) is a retred Air Force officer and astronaut. He received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1970 and 1972, respectively. Ross entered active duty with the Air Force in 1972 and graduated from the United States Air Force Test Pilot School’s Flight Test Engineer Course in 1976; he has flown in 21 different types of aircraft, holds a private pilot’s license and has logged more than ...

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

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The Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center, where human spaceflight training, research, and flight control are conducted. It was renamed in honor of the late U.S. president and Texas native, Lyndon B. Johnson, by an act of the United States Senate on February 19, 1973. It consists of a complex of one hundred buildings constructed on 1,620 acres in the Clear Lake Area of Houston. The center is home to NASA's astron...

Atlantis (Space shuttle)

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Atlantis (OV-104) was delivered to Kennedy Space Center in April 1985. It lifted off on its maiden voyage on Oct. 3, 1985, on mission 51-J, the second dedicated Department of Defense flight. Later missions included the launch of the Galileo interplanetary probe to Jupiter on STS-34 in October 1989, and STS-37, with the Gamma Ray Observatory (GRO) as its primary payload, in April 1991. Atlantis is named after a two-masted sailing ship that was operated for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute f...

Spring, Sherwood C., 1944-

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Sherwood C. "Woody" Spring (b. September 3, 1944, Hartford, CT) is a retired United States Army colonel and former NASA astronaut. After 2 tours in Vietnam, Spring logged 165 hours in space, 12 of which were spent conducting spacewalks....

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....