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David M. Walker

American - ( NASA)

Deceased

Date of Birth: May 20, 1944
Date of Death: April 23, 2001


David Mathieson "Dave" Walker was an American naval officer and aviator, fighter pilot, test pilot, and a former NASA astronaut. He flew aboard four Space Shuttle missions in the 1980s and 1990s.

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-51-A

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Nov. 8, 1984, 12:15 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-51-A was the fourteenth flight of the Space Shuttle program and second flight for the Space Shuttle Discovery. The mission lasted 8 days and deployed a number of 10 satellites.

Low Earth Orbit

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-30

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
May 4, 1989, 6:46 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-30 was the twenty-ninth space shuttle mission and the fourth of Atlantis. It was the first mission since the challenger disaster to have a female astronaut on board. It deployed the Venus-bound Magellan probe into orbit.

Low Earth Orbit

Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-53

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Dec. 2, 1992, 1:24 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-53 was a Space Shuttle Discovery mission in support of the United States Department of Defense. The mission was launched on 2 December 1992 from Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Low Earth Orbit

Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-69

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Sept. 7, 1995, 3:09 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

STS-69 was a Space Shuttle Endeavour mission, and the second flight of the Wake Shield Facility (WSF). The mission launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida on 7 September 1995. It was the 100th successful manned NASA spaceflight, not including X-15 flights.

Low Earth Orbit

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Administrator: Bill Nelson

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Falcon 9
In Flight
5 hours, 51 minutes ago
HTS-113BT (Merah Putih 2)
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

HTS-113BT is a new High Throughput Satellite telecommunications satellite in C-band/Ku-Band for PT Telkom Satelit Indonesia (Telkomsat) , a state-own…


Electron
Success
2 days, 11 hours ago
On Closer Inspection (ADRAS-J)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

The Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J) mission consists of a spacecraft developed and operated by Astroscale aiming to rendezvous wi…


GSLV Mk II
Success
3 days, 13 hours ago
INSAT-3DS
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Satish Dhawan Space Centre, India

INSAT-3DS is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by ISRO as part of the Indian National Satellit…


H3-22
Success
4 days, 1 hour ago
VEP 4, CE-SAT-1E & TIRSAT
Yoshinobu Launch Complex LP-2 - Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

New test flight of the H3 ordered following the failure of the inaugural launch of H3 in March 2023 with ALOS-3. Main payload is VEP 4 (Vehicle E…


Falcon 9
Success
5 days, 4 hours ago
Starlink Group 7-14
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 22 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.