Space Shuttle Missions

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Test Flights

Order Day Year Mission Shuttle Crew Duration Landing Site Notes
1 August 12 1977 ALT-12 Enterprise 2 00d 00h 05m Edwards First free flight of Space Shuttle; first non-captive flight of Enterprise
2 September 13 1977 ALT-13 Enterprise 2 00d 00h 05m Edwards Second free flight
3 September 23 1977 ALT-14 Enterprise 2 00d 00h 05m Edwards Third free flight
4 October 12 1977 ALT-15 Enterprise 2 00d 00h 02m Edwards Fourth free flight; first flight without tailcone (operational configuration)
5 October 26 1977 ALT-16 Enterprise 2 00d 00h 02m Edwards Final free flight; final non-captive flight of Enterprise
November 15 1988 1K1 Buran 1.01 0 00d 03h 25m Baikonur Russian unmanned test flight

Launches and orbital flights

Order Day Year Mission Shuttle Crew Duration Landing Site Notes
1 April 12 1981 STS-1 Columbia 2 02d 06h Edwards First reusable spacecraft flight; first flight of Columbia
2 November 12 1981 STS-2 Columbia 2 02d 06h Edwards First reuse of a manned space vehicle; first test of Canadarm robot arm; Truncated due to fuel cell problem.
3 March 22 1982 STS-3 Columbia 2 08d 00h White Sands Shuttle R&D flight, first and only landing at White Sands, New Mexico
4 June 27 1982 STS-4 Columbia 2 07d 01h Edwards Last shuttle R&D flight, first DoD payload
5 November 11 1982 STS-5 Columbia 4 05d 02h Edwards Multiple comsat launches. First EVA of program canceled due to suit problems
6 April 4 1983 STS-6 Challenger 4 05d 00h Edwards TDRS launch; first flight of Challenger; first space shuttle extra-vehicular activity
7 June 18 1983 STS-7 Challenger 5 06d 02h Edwards First US woman in space Sally Ride; Multiple comsat launches; First deployment and retrieval of a satellite SPAS
8 August 30 1983 STS-8 Challenger 5 06d 01h Edwards Comsat launch, first flight of an African American in space, Guion Bluford; test of robot arm on heavy payloads with Payload Flight Test Article, First night landing
9 November 28 1983 STS-9 Columbia 6 10d 07h Edwards First Spacelab mission
10 February 3 1984 STS-41-B Challenger 5 07d 23h Kennedy Comsat launches, first untethered spacewalk by Bruce McCandless II with Manned Maneuvering Unit; first landing at KSC; dry run of equipment for Solar Max rescue
11 April 6 1984 STS-41-C Challenger 5 06d 23h Edwards Solar Max servicing (first satellite rescue by astronauts), LDEF launch
12 August 30 1984 STS-41-D Discovery 6 06d 00h Edwards Multiple comsat launches; first flight of Discovery, test of OAST-1 Solar Array
13 October 5 1984 STS-41-G Challenger 7 08d 05h Kennedy Earth Radiation Budget Satellite launch; First flight of two women in space Ride and Sullivan; First spacewalk by US woman, Kathryn Sullivan; First Canadian in space Marc Garneau
14 November 8 1984 STS-51-A Discovery 5 07d 23h Kennedy Multiple comsat launches, retrieval of two other comsats Palapa B2 and Westar VI which were subsequently refurbished on Earth and reflown
15 January 24 1985 STS-51-C Discovery 5 03d 01h Kennedy First classified Department of Defense (DoD) mission; Magnum satellite launch
16 April 12 1985 STS-51-D Discovery 7 06d 23h Kennedy Multiple comsat launches, first flight of a sitting politician in space, Jake Garn, first impromptu EVA of program to fix Syncom F3 (Leasat 3)
17 April 29 1985 STS-51-B Challenger 7 07d 00h Edwards Spacelab mission
18 June 17 1985 STS-51-G Discovery 7 07d 01h Edwards Multiple comsat launches
19 July 29 1985 STS-51-F Challenger 7 07d 22h Edwards Spacelab mission
20 August 27 1985 STS-51-I Discovery 5 07d 02h Edwards Multiple comsat launches, rescue of Syncom F3 (Leasat-3) by Astronauts
21 October 3 1985 STS-51-J Atlantis 5 04d 01h Edwards Second classified DoD mission; DSCS satellite launch; first flight of Atlantis
22 October 30 1985 STS-61-A Challenger 8 07d 00h Edwards Spacelab-D1, Germany funded mission, last successful mission of Challenger
23 November 26 1985 STS-61-B Atlantis 7 06d 21h Edwards Multiple comsat launches, EASE/ACCESS experiment
24 January 12 1986 STS-61-C Columbia 7 06d 02h Edwards Comsat launch, flight of US Congressman Bill Nelson
25 January 28 1986 STS-51-L Challenger 7 00d 00h 01m 13s N/A Planned TDRS launch, Loss of vehicle and crew, Teacher in Space Flight
26 September 29 1988 STS-26 Discovery 5 04d 01h Edwards TDRS launch; first post Challenger flight
27 December 2 1988 STS-27 Atlantis 5 04d 09h Edwards Third classified DoD mission; Lacrosse 1 launch
28 March 13 1989 STS-29 Discovery 5 04d 23h Edwards TDRS-D/IUS, IMAX, SHARE I space station radiator experiment.
29 May 4 1989 STS-30 Atlantis 5 04d 00h Edwards Magellan Venus probe launch
30 August 8 1989 STS-28 Columbia 5 05d 01h Edwards Fourth classified DoD mission; Satellite Data System launch
31 October 18 1989 STS-34 Atlantis 5 04d 23h Edwards Galileo Jupiter probe launch, IMAX
32 November 22 1989 STS-33 Discovery 5 05d 00h Edwards Fifth classified DoD mission; Magnum/IUS
33 January 9 1990 STS-32 Columbia 5 10d 21h Edwards SYNCOM IV-F5 satellite launch, LDEF retrieval, IMAX
34 February 28 1990 STS-36 Atlantis 5 04d 10h Edwards Sixth classified DoD mission; Misty reconnaissance satellite launch
35 April 24 1990 STS-31 Discovery 5 05d 01h Edwards Hubble Space Telescope launch
36 October 6 1990 STS-41 Discovery 5 04d 02h Edwards Ulysses/IUS solar probe launch
37 November 15 1990 STS-38 Atlantis 5 04d 21h Kennedy Seventh classified DoD mission. Likely SDS2-2 deployed.
38 December 2 1990 STS-35 Columbia 7 08d 23h Edwards Use of ASTRO-1 observatory
39 April 5 1991 STS-37 Atlantis 5 05d 23h Edwards Compton Gamma Ray Observatory launch
40 April 28 1991 STS-39 Discovery 7 08d 07h Kennedy First unclassified DoD mission; military science experiments
41 June 5 1991 STS-40 Columbia 7 09d 02h Edwards Spacelab mission
42 August 2 1991 STS-43 Atlantis 5 08d 21h Kennedy TDRS launch
43 September 12 1991 STS-48 Discovery 5 05d 08h Edwards Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite launch
44 November 24 1991 STS-44 Atlantis 6 06d 22h Edwards DSP satellite launch
45 January 22 1992 STS-42 Discovery 7 08d 01h Edwards Spacelab mission
46 March 24 1992 STS-45 Atlantis 7 08d 22h Kennedy ATLAS-1 science platform
47 May 7 1992 STS-49 Endeavour 7 08d 21h Edwards Intelsat VI repair; first flight of Endeavour. First 3 person EVA. ASEM space station truss experiment EVA, record four EVAs total for mission.
48 June 25 1992 STS-50 Columbia 7 13d 19h Kennedy Spacelab mission
49 July 31 1992 STS-46 Atlantis 7 07d 23h Kennedy EURECA (European Retrievable Carrier) and the joint NASA/Italian Space Agency Tethered Satellite System (TSS)
50 September 12 1992 STS-47 Endeavour 7 07d 22h Kennedy Spacelab-J, Japan funded mission
51 October 22 1992 STS-52 Columbia 6 09d 20h Kennedy LAGEOS II, microgravity experiments
52 December 2 1992 STS-53 Discovery 5 07d 07h Edwards Partially classified 10th and final DoD mission. Likely deployment of SDS2 satellite.
53 January 13 1993 STS-54 Endeavour 5 05d 23h Kennedy TDRS-F/IUS launch
54 April 8 1993 STS-56 Discovery 5 09d 06h Kennedy ATLAS-2 science platform
55 April 26 1993 STS-55 Columbia 7 09d 23h Edwards Spacelab-D2, Germany funded mission
56 June 21 1993 STS-57 Endeavour 6 09d 23h Kennedy SPACEHAB, EURECA
57 September 12 1993 STS-51 Discovery 5 09d 20h Kennedy ACTS satellite launched, SPAS-Orfeus with IMAX camera.
58 October 18 1993 STS-58 Columbia 7 14d 00h Edwards Spacelab mission
59 December 2 1993 STS-61 Endeavour 7 10d 19h Kennedy Hubble Space Telescope servicing
60 February 3 1994 STS-60 Discovery 6 07d 06h Kennedy SPACEHAB, Wake Shield Facility
61 March 4 1994 STS-62 Columbia 5 13d 23h Kennedy Microgravity experiments
62 April 9 1994 STS-59 Endeavour 6 11d 05h Edwards Shuttle Radar Laboratory-1
63 July 8 1994 STS-65 Columbia 7 14d 17h Kennedy Spacelab mission
64 September 9 1994 STS-64 Discovery 6 10d 22h Edwards Multiple science experiments; SPARTAN
65 September 30 1994 STS-68 Endeavour 6 11d 05h Edwards Space Radar Laboratory-2
66 November 3 1994 STS-66 Atlantis 6 10d 22h Edwards ATLAS-3 science platform
67 February 3 1995 STS-63 Discovery 6 08d 06h Kennedy Mir rendezvous, Spacehab, IMAX
68 March 2 1995 STS-67 Endeavour 7 16d 15h Edwards ASTRO-2
69 June 27 1995 STS-71 Atlantis 7/8 09d 19h Kennedy First Shuttle-Mir docking
70 July 13 1995 STS-70 Discovery 5 08d 22h Kennedy TDRS-G/IUS launch
71 September 7 1995 STS-69 Endeavour 5 10d 20h Kennedy Wake Shield Facility, SPARTAN
72 October 20 1995 STS-73 Columbia 7 15d 21h Kennedy Spacelab mission
73 November 12 1995 STS-74 Atlantis 5 08d 04h Kennedy 2nd Shuttle-Mir docking. Delivered docking module. IMAX cargo bay camera.
74 January 11 1996 STS-72 Endeavour 6 08d 22h Kennedy Retrieved Japan's Space Flyer Unit, 2 EVAs.
75 February 22 1996 STS-75 Columbia 7 15d 17h Kennedy Tethered satellite reflight, lost due to broken tether.
76 March 22 1996 STS-76 Atlantis 6/5 09d 05h Edwards Shuttle-Mir docking
77 May 19 1996 STS-77 Endeavour 6 10d 00h Kennedy SPACEHAB; SPARTAN
78 June 20 1996 STS-78 Columbia 7 16d 21h Kennedy Spacelab mission
79 September 16 1996 STS-79 Atlantis 6/6 10d 03h Kennedy Shuttle-Mir docking
80 November 19 1996 STS-80 Columbia 5 17d 15h Kennedy Wake Shield Facility; ASTRO-SPAS
81 January 12 1997 STS-81 Atlantis 6/6 10d 04h Kennedy Shuttle-Mir docking
82 February 11 1997 STS-82 Discovery 7 09d 23h Kennedy Hubble Space Telescope servicing
83 April 4 1997 STS-83 Columbia 7 03d 23h Kennedy Truncated due to fuel cell problem
84 May 15 1997 STS-84 Atlantis 7/7 09d 05h Kennedy Shuttle-Mir docking
85 July 1 1997 STS-94 Columbia 7 15d 16h Kennedy Spacelab mission
86 August 7 1997 STS-85 Discovery 6 11d 20h Kennedy CRISTA-SPAS
87 September 25 1997 STS-86 Atlantis 7/7 10d 19h Kennedy Shuttle-Mir docking
88 November 19 1997 STS-87 Columbia 6 15d 16h Kennedy Microgravity experiments, 2 EVAs, SPARTAN
89 January 22 1998 STS-89 Endeavour 7/7 08d 19h Kennedy Shuttle-Mir docking
90 April 17 1998 STS-90 Columbia 7 15d 21h Kennedy Spacelab mission
91 June 2 1998 STS-91 Discovery 6/7 09d 19h Kennedy Last Shuttle-Mir docking
92 October 29 1998 STS-95 Discovery 7 08d 21h Kennedy SPACEHAB; John Glenn flies again
93 December 4 1998 STS-88 Endeavour 6 11d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 2A: Node 1. First Shuttle ISS assembly flight
94 May 27 1999 STS-96 Discovery 7 09d 19h Kennedy ISS supply
95 July 23 1999 STS-93 Columbia 5 04d 22h Kennedy Chandra X-ray Observatory launch
96 December 19 1999 STS-103 Discovery 7 07d 23h Kennedy Hubble Space Telescope servicing
97 February 11 2000 STS-99 Endeavour 6 11d 05h Kennedy Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
98 May 19 2000 STS-101 Atlantis 7 09d 21h Kennedy ISS supply
99 September 8 2000 STS-106 Atlantis 7 11d 19h Kennedy ISS supply
100 October 11 2000 STS-92 Discovery 7 12d 21h Edwards ISS assembly flight 3A: Z1 truss
101 November 30 2000 STS-97 Endeavour 5 10d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 4A: P6 solar arrays, radiators
102 February 7 2001 STS-98 Atlantis 5 12d 21h Edwards ISS assembly flight 5A: Destiny lab
103 March 8 2001 STS-102 Discovery 7/7 12d 19h Kennedy ISS supply, crew rotation
104 April 19 2001 STS-100 Endeavour 7 11d 21h Edwards ISS assembly flight 6A: robotic arm; First spacewalk by a Canadian Chris Hadfield
105 July 12 2001 STS-104 Atlantis 5 12d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 7A: Quest Joint Airlock
106 August 10 2001 STS-105 Discovery 7/7 11d 21h Kennedy ISS supply, crew rotation
107 December 5 2001 STS-108 Endeavour 7/7 11d 19h Kennedy ISS supply, crew rotation
108 March 1 2002 STS-109 Columbia 7 10d 22h Kennedy Hubble Space Telescope servicing, last successful mission for Columbia before STS-107
109 April 8 2002 STS-110 Atlantis 7 10d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 8A: S0 truss
110 June 5 2002 STS-111 Endeavour 7/7 13d 20h Edwards ISS supply, crew rotation, Mobile Base System
111 October 7 2002 STS-112 Atlantis 6 10d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 9A: S1 truss
112 November 23 2002 STS-113 Endeavour 7/7 13d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 11A: P1 truss, crew rotation, last successful mission before STS-107
113 January 16 2003 STS-107 Columbia 7 15d 22h N/A (Ken.) SPACEHAB; Loss of vehicle and crew before landing at KSC
114 July 26 2005 STS-114 Discovery 7 13d 21h Edwards First post Columbia flight. Flight safety evaluation/testing, ISS supply/repair, MPLM Raffaello
115 July 4 2006 STS-121 Discovery 7/6 12d 18h Kennedy ISS Flight ULF1.1: Supply, crew rotation, MPLM Leonardo
116 September 9 2006 STS-115 Atlantis 6 11d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 12A: P3/P4 Truss, Solar Arrays
117 December 9 2006 STS-116 Discovery 7/7 12d 21h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 12A.1: P5 Truss & Spacehab-SM, crew rotation
118 June 8 2007 STS-117 Atlantis 7/7 13d 20h Edwards ISS assembly flight 13A: S3/S4 Truss, Solar Arrays, crew rotation
119 August 8 2007 STS-118 Endeavour 7 12d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 13A.1: S5 Truss & Spacehab-SM & ESP3. First use of SSPTS (Station-to-Shuttle Power Transfer System)
120 October 23 2007 STS-120 Discovery 7/7 15d 02h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 10A: US Harmony module, crew rotation
121 February 7 2008 STS-122 Atlantis 7/7 12d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 1E: European Laboratory Columbus, crew rotation
122 March 11 2008 STS-123 Endeavour 7/7 15d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 1J/A: JEM ELM PS & SPDM, crew rotation
123 May 31 2008 STS-124 Discovery 7/7 13d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 1J: JEM - Japanese module Kibo & JEM RMS
124 November 14 2008 STS-126 Endeavour 7/7 15d 20h Edwards ISS assembly flight ULF2: MPLM Leonardo, crew rotation
125 March 15 2009 STS-119 Discovery 7/7 12d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 15A: S6 Truss, Solar Arrays
126 May 11 2009 STS-125 Atlantis 7 12d 21h Edwards Last Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission (HST SM-04). Final Non-ISS flight.
127 July 15 2009 STS-127 Endeavour 7/7 15d 16h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 2J/A: JEM Exposed Facility (EF) & JEM ELM ES.
128 August 28 2009 STS-128 Discovery 7/7 13d 21h Edwards ISS assembly flight 17A: MPLM Leonardo & 6 person ISS crew.
129 November 16 2009 STS-129 Atlantis 6/7 10d 19h Kennedy ISS assembly flight ULF3: ExPRESS Logistics Carriers (ELCs) 1 & 2.
130 February 8 2010 STS-130 Endeavour 6 13d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 20A: Node 3 and Cupola
131 April 5 2010 STS-131 Discovery 7 15d 03h Kennedy ISS assembly flight 19A: Utility and Logistics Flight 4: Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo.
132 May 14 2010 STS-132 Atlantis 6 11d 18h Kennedy ISS assembly flight ULF4: Mini-Research Module 1.

Data from Wikipedia and correct on 21/11/2010.