STS-52 Patch


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Thirteenth Columbia flight. The Laser Geodynamics Satelite (LAGEOS) is a cooperative mission of the U. S. and Italy to obtain precise measurements of the crustal movement and gravitational field. The U. S. Microgravity Payload-2 (USMP-2), carried in the cargo bay, is one in a series of payloads for scientific experimentation and material processing in a reduced gravity. Landed November 1, 1992 at Kennedy Space Center, FL. Mission Duration: 236 hours 56 minutes 13 seconds. Launch Date: October 22, 1992. Launch Vehicle: Columbia. Crew: Commander – James D. Wetherbee, Pilot – Michael A. Baker, Mission Specialists – William M. Sheperd, Tamera E. Jernigan, Charles L. Veach. Sew-on. 4″ diameter, 4.25″ at its tallest point.