Human Spaceflight Launches and Returns, 2003


Human Spaceflight Launches and Returns, 2003

Table
Country Flight Crew1 Dates2 Mission/payload
U.S. STS-107, Columbia Rick Husband
William McCool
Michael Anderson
Kalpana Chawla
David Brown
Laurel Clark
Ilan Ramon January 16-February 1 space experiments in biological and physical sciences; Columbia destroyed during return to Earth
Russia Soyuz TMA-2 (up) Yury Malenchenko
Edward Lu April 26 transport of replacement crew to ISS
Russia Soyuz TMA-1 (down) Ken Bowersox
Nikolay Budarin
Donald Pettit May 4 return of departing ISS crew to Earth
China Shenzhou 5 Yang Liwei October 15-16 China's first human spaceflight (21.4 hours, 14 orbits)
Russia Soyuz TMA-3 (up) Michael Foale
Aleksandr Kaleri
Pedro Duque October 18 transport of replacement crew to ISS
Russia Soyuz TMA-2 (down) Yury Malenchenko
Edward Lu
Pedro Duque October 28 return of departing ISS crew to Earth
See as table:
      1For shuttle flight, commander and pilot are listed first; for Soyuz flights, ISS commander is listed first.
2Flight dates for shuttle and Shenzhou missions; Soyuz launch or return date for ISS missions.

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