USA: Space Shuttle 1981 - today

 

Manned
Mission

Mission
in this
program

Mission
name

Number
of Crew

Launch- and
Landing date

Mission
Elapsed
Time

Name of
Spacecraft

Description of the mission

32

1

STS-1

2

Apr 12-14, 1981

54:20:53

Columbia

OFT-1

33

2

STS-2

2

Nov 12-14, 1981

54:13:12

Columbia

OFT-2

34

3

STS-3

2

Mar 22-30, 1982

192:04:46

Columbia

OFT-3

35

4

STS-4

2

Jun 27-Jul 4, 1982

169:11:11

Columbia

OFT-4

36

5

STS-5

4

Nov 11-16, 1982

122:14:27

Columbia

First Operational Mission
First 4-astronaut crew

37

6

STS-6

4

Apr 4-9, 1983

120:23:42

Challenger

TDRS-A
First flight of Challenger
First Shuttle Spacewalk

38

7

STS-7

5

Jun 18-24, 1983

146:23:59

Challenger

First U.S. Woman in Space, 
First Rendez-Vous & RMS Grapple
First 5-astronaut crew

39

8

STS-8

5

Aug 30-Sep 5,1983

145:08:40

Challenger

First black astronaut
First night launch & landing

40

9

STS-9

6

Nov 28-Dec 8, 1983

247:47:24

Columbia

First Spacelab-Mission
First non-U.S. citizen
First 6-astronaut crew

41

10

STS-41B

5

Feb 3-11, 1984

191:15:55

Challenger

First use of Manned Maneuvering Unit
Palapa/Westar loss

42

11

STS-41C

5

Apr 6-13, 1984

167:40:07

Challenger

First Shuttle Satellite Rescue mission (Solar Max); LDEF Deploy

43

12

STS-41D

6

Aug 30-Sep 5, 1984

144:56:04

Discovery

First flight of Discovery
First on-pad abort
Solar Panel-test
First commercial 'passenger'

44

13

STS-41G

8

Oct 5-13, 1984

197:23:37

Challenger

First 7-astronaut crew
First spacewalk by U.S. woman
45

14

STS-51A

5

Nov 8-16, 1984

191:44:56

Discovery

Palapa/Westar rescue mission

46

15

STS-51C

5

Jan 24-27, 1985

73:33:27

Discovery

First DoD Mission
47

16

STS-51D

7

Apr 12-19, 1985

167:54:00

Discovery

Senator Jake Garn
Syncom engine failure

48

17

STS-51B

7

Apr 29-May 6, 1985

168:08:47

Challenger

Spacelab-3

49

18

STS-51G

7

Jun 17-24, 1985

169:39:00

Discovery

Star Wars test
Two foreign astronauts

50

19

STS-51F

7

Jul 29-Aug 6, 1985

190:45:26

Challenger

Spacelab-2, first Abort to Orbit

51

20

STS-51I

5

Aug 27-Sep 3, 1984

171:17:42

Discovery

Syncom Rescue Mission

52

21

STS-51J

5

Oct 3-7, 1985

97:14:38

Atlantis

First flight of Atlantis
DoD Mission

53

22

STS-61A

8

Oct 30-Nov 6, 1985

168:44:51

Challenger

Spacelab D1
First 8-astronaut crew
Three foreign astronauts

54

23

STS-61B

7

Nov 26-Dec 3, 1985

165:04:49

Atlantis

Space Station constuction tests)

55

24

STS-61C

7

Jan 12-18, 1986

146:03:51

Columbia

Representative Bill Nelson

56

25

STS-51L

7

Jan 28, 1986

N/A

Challenger

Challenger Accident

57

26

STS-26

5

Sep 29-Oct 3, 1988

97:00:57

Discovery

Return to Flight
TDRS-C
58

27

STS-27

5

Dec 2-6, 1988

105:05:37

Atlantis

DoD Mission

59

28

STS-29

5

Mar 13-18, 1989

119:39:40

Discovery

TDRS-D

60

29

STS-30

5

May 4-8, 1989

96:57:35

Atlantis

Magellan

61

30

STS-28

5

Aug 8-13, 1989

121:00:53

Columbia

DoD Mission

62

31

STS-34

5

Oct. 18-23, 1989

119:41:00

Atlantis

Galileo

63

32

STS-33

5

Nov 22-27, 1989

120:07:32

Discovery

DoD Mission

64

33

STS-32

4

Jan 9-20, 1990

261:01:38

Columbia

LDEF-retrieval

65

34

STS-36

5

Feb 28-Mar 4, 1990

106:19:43

Atlantis

DoD Mission

66

35

STS-31

5

April 24-29, 1990

121:16:06

Discovery

Hubble Space Telescope deploy

67

36

STS-41

5

Oct 6-10, 1990

98:10:04

Discovery

Ulysses

68

37

STS-38

5

Nov 15-20, 1990

117:54:31

Atlantis

DoD Mission

69

38

STS-35

7

Dec 2-10, 1990

215:05:08

Columbia

Astro-1

70

39

STS-37

5

April 5-11, 1991

143:32:44

Atlantis

Gamma Ray Observatory

71

40

STS-39

7

Apr 28-May 6, 1991

199:22:21

Discovery

Star Wars tests

72

41

STS-40

7

Jun 5-14, 1991

218:14:20

Columbia

Spacelab Life Sciences-1

73

42

STS-43

5

Aug 2-11, 1991

213:21:25

Atlantis

TDRS-E

74

43

STS-48

5

Sep 12-18, 1991

128:27:34

Discovery

Upper Atmosphere Research Sattellite

75

44

STS-44

6

Nov 24-Dec 1, 1991

166:50:42

Atlantis

DoD Mission; DSP

76

45

STS-42

7

Jan 22-30, 1992

193:14:45

Discovery

International Microgravity Lab-1

77

46

STS-45

7

Mar 24-Apr 2, 1992

214:09:00

Atlantis

Atlas-1

78

47

STS-49

7

May 7-16, 1992

213:17:38

Endeavour

First flight of Endeavour
Intelsat reboost

79

48

STS-50

7

Jun 25-Jul 9, 1992

331:30:04

Columbia

U.S. Microgravity Lab-1

80

49

STS-46

7

Jul 31-Aug 8, 1992

191:16:07

Atlantis

Tethered Satellite System-1
Eureca deploy
Claude Nicollier, 1st flight

81

50

STS-47

7

Sep 12-20, 1992

190:30:23

Endeavour

Spacelab-J

82

51

STS-52

6

Oct 22-Nov 1, 1992

236:56:13

Columbia

U.S. Microgravity Payload-1
Lageos

83

52

STS-53

5

Dec 2-9, 1992

175:19:17

Discovery

DoD Mission

84

53

STS-54

5

Jan 13-19, 1993

143:38:17

Endeavour

TDRS-F

85

54

STS-56

5

Apr 8-17, 1993

222:09:21

Discovery

Atlas-2

86

55

STS-55

7

Apr 26-May 6, 1993

239:40:00

Columbia

Spacelab-D2

87

56

STS-57

6

June 21-Jul 1, 1993

239:45:00

Endeavour

First flight of Spacehab
Eureca-retrieval

88

57

STS-51

5

Sep 12-22, 1993

236:11:00

Discovery

Advanced Communications Technology Satellite

89

58

STS-58

7

Oct 18-Nov 1, 1993

336:13:01

Columbia

Spacelab Life Sciences-2

90

59

STS-61

7

Dec 2-13, 1993

259:59:00

Endeavour

Hubble Servicing Mission 1
Claude Nicollier, 2nd flight

91

60

STS-60

6

Feb 3-11, 1994

199:09:00

Discovery

Wake Shield Facility
First Russian on U.S. Shuttle

92

61

STS-62

5

Mar 4-18, 1994

335:16:00

Columbia

USMP-2

93

62

STS-59

6

Apr 9-20, 1994

269:49:00

Endeavour

Shuttle Radar Lab-1

94

63

STS-65

7

Jul 8-23, 1994

353:55:00

Columbia

IML-2

95

64

STS-64

6

Sep 9-20, 1994

262:51:00

Discovery

Lidar in Space Technology Exp. (LITE)
First flight of SAFER

96

65

STS-68

6

Sep 30-Oct 11, 1994

269:46:00

Endeavour

SRL-2

97

66

STS-66

6

Nov 3-14, 1994

262:34:00

Atlantis

Atlas-3

98

67

STS-63

6

Feb 3-11, 1995

198:28:15

Discovery

First Shuttle/Mir rendezvous

99

68

STS-67

7

Mar 2-18, 1995

399:09:46

Endeavour

Astro-2

100

69

STS-71

10

Jun 27-Jul 7, 1995

235:22:17

Atlantis

First Shuttle-Mir docking

101

70

STS-70

5

Jul 13-22, 1995

190:15:00

Discovery

TDRS-G
Woodpeckers drill holes in External Tank

102

71

STS-69

5

Sep 7-18, 1995

250:20:29

Discovery

Wake Shield Facility-2

103

72

STS-73

7

Oct 20-Nov 5, 1996

381:55:00

Columbia

USML-2

104

73

STS-74

5

Nov 12-20, 1995

196:31:42

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 2; Docking Module

105

74

STS-72

6

Jan 11-20, 1996

198:01:47

Endeavour

Space Flyer Unit retrieval

106

75

STS-75

7

Feb 22-Mar 7, 1996

312:16:14

Columbia

USMP-3; Tethered Satellite System-2
Claude Nicollier, 3rd flight

107

76

STS-76

6

Mar 22-31, 1996

221:16:48

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 3, Lucid stays at Mir

108

77

STS-77

6

May 19-29, 1996

240:40:10

Endeavour

Inflatable Antenna Experiment

109

78

STS-78

7

Jun 20-Jul 7, 1996

405:48:30

Columbia

Life and Microgravity Sciences-1

110

79

STS-79

7

Sep 16-26, 1996

243:19:28

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 4
Lucid replaced by Blaha

111

80

STS-80

5

Nov 19-Dec 07, 1996

423:53:18

Columbia

Wake Shield Facility-3
Spacewalk cancelled due to stuck hatch

112

81

STS-81

7

Jan 12-22, 1997

244:56:30

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 5
Blaha replaced by Linenger

113

82

STS-82

7

Feb 11-21, 1997

239:38:09

Discovery

Hubble Servicing Mission 2

114

83

STS-83

7

Apr 04-08, 1997

95:13:38

Columbia

Microgravity Science Lab-1
Mission aborted

115

84

STS-84

8

May 15-24, 1997

221:20:47

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 6
Linenger replaced by Foale

116

85

STS-94

7

Jul 01-17, 1997

376:46:00

Columbia

Microgravity Science Lab-1 Reflight

116

86

STS-85

6

Aug 07-19, 1997

284:28:07

Discovery

SPAS

117

87

STS-86

7

Sep 25-Oct 06, 1997

259:22:12

Atlantis

Shuttle-Mir Mission 7
Foale replaced by Wolf

118

88

STS-87

6

Nov 19-Dec 05, 1997

376:35:01

Columbia

SPARTAN Rescue

119

89

STS-89

9

Jan 22-31, 1998

211:48:04

Endeavour

Shuttle-Mir Mission 8
Wolf replaced by Thomas

120

90

STS-90

7

Apr 17-May 03, 1998

381:50:28

Columbia

Final Spacelab mission

121

91

STS-91

7

Jun 02-12, 1998

235:53:00

Discovery

Final Shuttle-Mir Mission

122

92

STS-95

7

Oct 29-Nov 07, 1998

213:21:44

Discovery

John Glenn

123

93

STS-88

6

Dec 04-15, 1998

283:18:47

Endeavour

Space Station Mission 1
Unity / Zarya

124

94

STS-96

7

May 27-Jun 6, 1999

235:13:57

Discovery

Space Station Mission 2: 
Supply, Russian Crane

125

95

STS-93

5

Jul 23-27, 1999

118:50:18

Columbia

Advanced X-ray Astronomical Facility
First Woman Commander

126

96

STS-103

7

Dec 19-27, 2000

191:11:34

Discovery

Hubble Servicing Mission-3
Claude Nicollier, 4th flight

127

97

STS-99

6

Feb 11-22, 2000

269:39:41

Endeavour

Shuttle Topography Radar Mapping

128

98

STS-101

7

May 19-29, 2000

236:09:51

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 3
Supply

129

99

STS-106

7

Sep 8-19, 2000

283:12:15

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 4
Supply

130

100

STS-92

7

Oct 11-24, 2000

309:43:00

Discovery

Space Station Mission 5
Z1 and PMA-3

131

101

STS-97

5

Nov 30-Dec 11, 2000

259:58:20

Endeavour

Space Station Mission 6
P6 Truss

132

102

STS-98

5

Feb 7-20, 2001

309:21:00

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 7 
U.S. Destiny Laboratory

133

103

STS-102

10

Mar 8-21, 2001

307:51:57

Discovery

Space Station Mission 8
first crew-change

134

104

STS-100

7

Apr 19-May1, 2001

Endeavour

Space Station Mission 9

135

105

STS-104

5

Jul 12-23, 2001

306:36:39

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 10
Airlock

136

106

STS-105

10

Aug 10-22, 2001

285:13:52

Discovery

Space Station Mission 11
Second crew-change

137

107

STS-108

10

Dec 5- 17, 2001

273:36:45

Endeavour

Space Station Mission 12
Third crew-change

138

108

STS-109 7

Mar 1-12, 2002

262:10:00

Columbia

Hubble Servicing Mission-4

139

109

STS-110

7

Apr 8-19, 2002

259:43:48

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 13
S0 Truss, Mobile Transporter

140

110

STS-111

10

Jun 5-19, 2002

337:13:00

Endeavour Space Station Mission 14
Fourth crew-change

141

111

STS-112

6

Oct 7-18, 2002

259:43:40

Atlantis

Space Station Mission 15
S1 Truss

142

112

STS-113

10

Nov 23-Dec 07, 2002

330:48:38

Endeavour

Space Station Mission 16
Fifth crew-change

143

113

STS-107

7

Jan 16-Feb 01, 2003

N/A

Columbia

Freestar, Microgravity Research
Loss of vehicle and crew before landing at KSC
144 114 STS-114

7

Jul 26-Aug 09, 2005

333:11:22

Discovery

Flight safety evaluation/testing,
ISS supply/repair, MPLM Raffaello
145 115 STS-121

7

Jul 4-17, 2006

306:37:54

Discovery

ISS Flight ULF1.1: Supply,
MPLM Leonardo, crew rotation
146 116 STS-115

6

Sep 9-21, 2006

283:06:35

Atlantis

ISS assembly flight 12A:
P3/P4 Truss, Solar Arrays
147 117 STS-116

8

Dec 9-22, 2006

308:44:16

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 12A.1:
P5 Truss & Spacehab-SM, crew rotation
148 118 STS-117

8

Jun 8-22, 2007

332:12:44

Atlantis

ISS assembly flight 13A:
S3/S4 Truss, Solar Arrays, crew rotation
149 119 STS-118

7

Aug 8-21, 2007

305:55:34

Endeavour

ISS assembly flight 13A.1:
S5 Truss & Spacehab-SM & ESP3
150 120 STS-120

7

Oct 23-Nov 7, 2007

362:24:00

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 10A:
US Harmony module, crew rotation
151 121 STS-122

8

Feb 7-20, 2008

306:21:50

Atlantis

ISS assembly flight 1E:
European Laboratory "Columbus", crew rotation
152 122 STS-123

8

Mar 11-27, 2008

378:11:03

Endeavour

ISS assembly flight 1J/A:
JEM ELM PS & SPDM, crew rotation
153 123 STS-124

8

May 31-Jun 14, 2008

330:17:39

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 1J:
JEM - Japanese module "Kibo" & JEM RMS
154 124 STS-126

8

Nov 15-30, 2008 380:29:37

Endeavour

ISS assembly flight ULF2:
MPLM Leonardo, crew rotation
155 125 STS-119

8

Mar 15-28, 2009

307:29:33

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 15A:
S6 Truss, Solar Arrays, crew rotation
156 126 STS-125

7

May 11-24, 2009

309:37:09

Atlantis

Last Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission
(HST SM-04). Final Non-ISS flight
157 127 STS-127

8

Jul 15-31, 2009

376:44:09

Endeavour

ISS assembly flight 2J/A:
Japanese JEM EF & ELM-ES, crew rotation
158 128 STS-128

8

Aug 29-Sep 12, 2009

332:54:55

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 17A:
MPLM Leonardo, crew rotation
159 129 STS-129

7

Nov.16-27, 2009

259:16:13

Atlantis

ISS logistics flight ULF3:
ELC1 & ELC2, last crew return to earth
160 130 STS-130

6

Feb 8-22, 2010

330:06:24

Endeavour

ISS assembly flight 20A:
Tranquility Node 3, Cupola
161 131 STS-131

7

Apr 5-20, 2010

362:47:10

Discovery

ISS assembly flight 19A:
MPLM Leonardo
162 132 STS-132

6

May 14-26, 2010

282:28:02

Atlantis

ISS logistics flight ULF4:
ICC &  Rassvet (MRM1)
163 133 STS-133

6

Nov.1 (Exp)

Discovery

ISS logistics flight ULF5:
MPLM Leonardo & ELC4
164 134 STS-134

6

Feb. 26 (Exp)

Endeavour

ISS logistics flight ULF6:
Alpha-Magnet-Spektrometer & ELC3
165 135 STS-135

4

Jun 28-Jul 07, 2011 (Exp)

Atlantis

ISS logistics flight ULF7:
MPLM Leonardo