Rocket launch

by USA

Launch time7 May 199223:40 UTC


Orbit: LEO

Serial number: STS-49

Intelsat VI hand-retrieval and repair.

First flight of Endeavour.

First 3 person Extravehicular activity.

Assembly of Station by EVA Methods (ASEM) space station truss experiment EVA.

Record four EVAs total for mission.

First landing with a drag chute.

Space ShuttleEndeavour

launched from Kennedy Space Center, LC-39USA