September 7, 2009
The drag chute system, one of 13 Detailed Test Objectives (DTO) for STS-68, is deployed as the Space Shuttle Endeavour completes an eleven-day mission at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Landing occurred at 10:02 a.m. (PDT), October 11, 1994. Onboard were astronauts Michael A. Baker, mission commander; Terrence W. Wilcutt, pilot; Thomas D. Jones, payload commander; and Daniel W. Bursch, Peter J. K. (Jeff) Wisoff and Steven L. Smith, all mission specialists.
Topics: Edwards Air Force Base, Manned spacecraft, Human spaceflight, STS-68, Daniel W. Bursch, Terrence W. Wilcutt, Michael A. Baker, Space Shuttle, Spaceflight, Space Shuttle program