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Columbia just prior to touchdown after STS-62

1994-03-18

NASA

NASA
Washington, DC, United States

STS062-S-030 (18 March 1994) --- The Space Shuttle Columbia is about to touch down on the Shuttle landing facility following almost 14 days in earth orbit for five NASA astronauts and a variety of experiments. The giant Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) where Columbia had been mated to its external fuel tank and two solid rockets is in the background. Touchdown occurred at 8:09 a.m. (EST), March 18, 1994. Thirteen days, 23 hours and 16 minutes were logged by the crew members -- astronauts John H. Casper, Andrew M. Allen, Marsha S. Ivins, Pierre J. Thuot and Charles D. (Sam) Gemar.

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  • Title: Columbia just prior to touchdown after STS-62
  • Date Created: 1994-03-18
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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