Fifth Atlantis flight. Deployed the Galileo spacecraft on a mission toward Jupiter. Performed commercial and scientific middeck experiments. Landed at Edwards Air Force Base October 23, 1989. Mission Duration: 119 hours 39 minutes 22 seconds.
Launch Date: October 18, 1989 Launch Vehicle: Atlantis Crew: Commander: Donald E. Williams, Pilot:Michael McCulley, Mission Specialists:Michael McCulley, Franklin R. Chang-Diaz, Shannon W. Lucid