Astronaut: He traveled to orbit four times aboard the space shuttle between 1986 and 1994, commanding two of the missions.
Apollo 15 and Skylabs: logged 746 hours in space
Commanded the crew aboard Discovery deploying four satellites and retrieving SPARTAN
Pilot on STS-37 and commander on STS-56 and STS-74. His most recent space flight was STS-74, NASA's second Space Shuttle mission to rendezvous and dock with MIR, and the first mission to use the Shuttle to assemble a module and attach it to a Space Statio
Creighton participated in all the key decisions following the Challenger disaster helping to shape the plan for resuming safe manned space flight.
Crippen became a NASA astronaut in September 1969
Flight Mission Operations Engineer at NASA's Mission Control Center: Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the U.S. government
Astronaut, Business Leadership: American record of 84-days in space lasting 21 years
Solar Power Satellites: The Emerging Energy Option
Astronaut: Science - Outer Space/NASA
Record for the most flight hours in orbit by any woman in the world.
STS-109 orbited the Earth 165 times, traveling 3.9 million miles in 262 hours and 10 minutes.
After a 2-week, 5.8 million mile journey in space, the orbiter Discovery and its crew returned to land at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Mission duration was 333 hours, 32 minutes, 48 seconds.