STS -50 (English Space Transportation System) is a mission name for the U.S. Space Shuttle Columbia ( OV -102) from NASA. The launch took place on 25 June 1992. It was the 48th Space Shuttle mission and the 12th flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia.


Home team

  • Richard Richards ( third space flight), Commander
  • Kenneth Bowersox (1st space flight), Pilot
  • Bonnie Dunbar ( third space flight ), Mission Specialist
  • Ellen Baker ( second space flight ), Mission Specialist
  • Carl Meade ( second space flight), Mission Specialist
  • Lawrence DeLuca ( first space flight), Payload Specialist, University of Alabama
  • Eugene Trinh (1st space flight), Payload Specialist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

As pilot was first provided John Casper. As this, however, the command was awarded on STS -54, he was replaced by the intended as a mission specialist Bowersox. For Bowersox Ellen Baker moved by.