This Space Shuttle Programme space mission took place between July 31st and August 8th, 1992. It was the first space mission involving an Italian astronaut, Franco Malerba. The main goal of the mission was the deployment of EURECA (European Retrievable Carrier) by the European Space Agency and the NASA/ASI Tethered Satellite System (TSS) experiment.

Astronauts: Malerba

Experiments: Tethered TSS-1

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TUESDAY 13 OCTOBER 2020

International Partners Advance Cooperation with First Signings of the Artemis Accords   ‣

 International cooperation on and around the Moon as part of the Artemis program is taking a step forward today with the signing of the Artemis Accords between NASA and several partner countries MORE...