June 1, 2011
Astronaut Shannon W. Lucid, mission specialist, Mir 21/22 flight engineer, cosmonaut guest researcher. EDITOR'S NOTE: Astronaut Lucid will launch aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis, STS-76 mission, to board the Russian Mir Space Station. After a long duration of cosmonaut guest research duties, she will return to Earth aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-79 mission.
Topics: STS-76, Edwards Air Force Base, Spaceflight, Environment, STS-84, Shuttle–Mir Program, Shannon Lucid, STS-79, Space Shuttle Atlantis, Space Shuttle program