STS-49 – Space Patches
First flight of Endeavour. On orbit repair of the Intelsat VI satellite and redeployment with new kick motor. Assembly of Station by Extravehicular Activity Methods (ASEM), while attached to the cargo bay. Landed at Edwards Air Force Base, CA. May 16, 1992. Mission Duration: 213 hours 17 minutes 38 seconds.
Launch Date: May 2, 1992 Launch Vehicle: Endeavour Crew: Commander: Daniel C. Brandenstein, Pilot: Kevin P. Chilton, Mission Specialists: Richard J. Hieb, Bruce E. Melnick, Pierre J. Thout, Kathryn C. Thornton, Thomas D. Akers