6 Persons on Mission STS-87

Kalpana Chawla
engineer, space, accident, Columbia

Real/Birth Name:
Kalpana C. Chawla
Nickname(s):
KC
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Died in the Columbia shuttle disaster.

Space Missions:

STS-107 - Died on reentry
Shuttle Columbia, launched January 16, 2003

Duration: 15d 22h. Destroyed February 1, 2003 on re-entry, killing all seven astronauts. The cause was a breach on the left wing at take-off.
STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kevin Kregel
space

Real/Birth Name:
Kevin Kregel
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-70
Shuttle Discovery, launched July 13, 1995

Duration: 8d 22h.
STS-78
Shuttle Columbia, launched June 20, 1996

Duration: 16d 21h.
STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.
STS-99
Shuttle Endeavour, launched February 11, 2000

Duration: 11d 5h.

Leonid Kadeniuk
space

Real/Birth Name:
Leonid Kadeniuk
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.

Steven Lindsey
space, educator, aviator

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Wayne Lindsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Test pilot. Astronaut. Chief of the Astronaut Office 2006-2009.

Space Missions:

STS-104
Shuttle Atlantis, launched July 12, 2001

Duration: 12d 18h.
STS-121
Shuttle Discovery, launched July 04, 2006

Duration: 12d 18h 36m 48s.
STS-133
Shuttle Discovery, launched February 24, 2011

Duration: 12d 19h 4m 50s.
STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.
STS-95
Shuttle Discovery, launched October 29, 1998

Duration: 8d 21h.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Takao Doi
space

Real/Birth Name:
Takao Doi
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Astronaut.

Space Missions:

STS-123
Shuttle Endeavour, launched March 11, 2008

Duration: 15d 18h 12m 27s.
STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.

Winston Scott
space, military, aviator, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Winston Eliott Scott
Also Known As:
Winston E. Scott
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Astronaut. Retired Navy captain.

Space Missions:

STS-72
Shuttle Endeavour, launched January 11, 1996

Duration: 8d 22h.
STS-87
Shuttle Columbia, launched November 19, 1997

Duration: 15d 16h.
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