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Mario Runco Jr.

American - (NASA)

Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 26, 1952
Age: 72


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

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | United States of America
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Nov. 24, 1991, 11:44 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

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.

Low Earth Orbit
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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-54

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | United States of America
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
Jan. 13, 1993, 1:59 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

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.

Low Earth Orbit
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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-77

National Aeronautics and Space Administration | United States of America
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
May 19, 1996, 10:30 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

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.

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.


Ceres-1S
Success
11 hours ago
Tianqi 25-28
Oriental Spaceport mobile launch ship - Sea Launch

4 small satellites for LEO Internet of Things (IoT) communication purposes.


Falcon 9
Success
20 hours, 52 minutes ago
EarthCARE
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

EarthCARE (Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer) is a joint mission of ESA and JAXA. The main goal of the mission is the observation and charac…


Falcon 9
Success
1 day, 4 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-60
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Chollima-1
Failure
2 days, 5 hours ago
Malligyong-1-1
Malligyong-1 Pad - Sohae Satellite Launching Station, Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Malligyong-1-1 (meaning "Telescope-1") is the fourth attempt by North Korea to launch a satellite officially declared to be for military reconnaissan…


Electron
Success
4 days, 11 hours ago
Ready, Aim, PREFIRE (PREFIRE 1)
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1B - Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

First 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASA…