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Mario Runco Jr.

American - ( NASA)

Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 26, 1952
Age: 69


Mario Runco Jr. is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He is an Earth and planetary physicist.

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-44

United Space Alliance | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Nov. 24, 1991, 11:44 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

STS-44 was a Space Shuttle mission using Atlantis that launched on 24 November 1991. It was a U.S. Department of Defense space mission.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-54

Lockheed Martin Space Operations | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Jan. 13, 1993, 1:59 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

STS-54 was a Space Transportation System (NASA Space Shuttle) mission using orbiter Endeavour. This was the third flight for Endeavour and was launched on 13 January 1993.

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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-77

Lockheed Martin Space Operations | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
May 19, 1996, 10:30 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Unknown

STS-77 was the 77th Space Shuttle mission and the 11th mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. The mission began from launch pad 39B from Kennedy Space Center, Florida on 19 May 1996 lasting 10 days and 40 minutes and completing 161 revolutions before landing on runway 33.

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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.


Atlas V 401
Success
3 days, 6 hours ago
Lucy
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Lucy is the first mission to explore and study Trojan asteroids. The Trojans are a type of asteroids that orbit the Sun in two groups, in front of an…


Long March 2
Success
3 days, 23 hours ago
Shenzhou 13
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Second crewed flight to the Chinese Tiangong space station carrying Zhai Zhigang, commander, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, operators, on their second, …


Long March 2D
Success
5 days, 5 hours ago
Xihe (CHASE)
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Xihe, also known as the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer (CHASE), is designed to test a newly developed satellite platform and conduct solar observations. T…


Soyuz 2.1b
Success
5 days, 6 hours ago
OneWeb 11
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consum…


New Shepard
Success
6 days, 1 hour ago
NS-18
West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

NS-18 is the second crewed New Shepard flight, carrying 4 paying customers.