STS-61-M

Summary

STS-61-M
Mission typeSatellite deployment
OperatorNASA
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftSpace Shuttle Challenger
Crew
Crew size6
MembersLoren Shriver
Bryan O'Connor
Mark C. Lee
Sally Ride
William Fisher
Robert Wood
Start of mission
Launch date22 July 1986
Not launched
Launch siteKennedy LC-39A
Payload
TDRS-D
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STS-61-M was a proposed Space Shuttle mission, planned for July 1986 but canceled following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster (STS-51-L).

Payload was to have been one of the TDRS satellites.

Primary Crew

Position Astronaut
Commander Loren J. Shriver
Second spaceflight
Pilot Bryan D. O'Connor
Second spaceflight
Mission Specialist 1 Mark C. Lee
First spaceflight
Mission Specialist 2 Sally K. Ride
Third spaceflight
Mission Specialist 3 William F. Fisher
Second spaceflight
Payload Specialist 1 Robert J. Wood
First spaceflight

Backup Crew

Position Astronaut
Payload Specialist 1 Charlie Walker
Fourth spaceflight

See also