Grunsfeld

John Mace

USA

International order nº: 330

US astr. nº: 212


Personal data:

Birthdate:  10.10.1958
Birthplace:  Chicago / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Job:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 04 Jan 2010

Spaceflights:

No Launch Spacecraft Date and time
of launch (UT)
Status while
launch
Spacecraft
of landing
Date and time
of landing (UT)
Duration
1 STS-67
(Endeavour/8)
06h.38m.13s.
Mar 02, 1995
MS STS-67
(Endeavour/8)
21h.48m.00s.
Mar 18, 1995
16d.15h.09m.47s.
2 STS-81
(Atlantis/18)
09h.27m.23s.
Jan 12, 1997
MS/FE
VE-18/MIR
STS-81
(Atlantis/18)
14h.23m.51s.
Jan 22, 1997
10d.04h.56m.28s.
3 STS-103
(Discovery/27)
00h.50m.00s.
Dec 20, 1999
MS STS-103
(Discovery/27)
00h.01m.34s.
Dec 28, 1999
7d.23h.11m.34s.
4 STS-109
(Columbia/27)
11h.22m.02s.
Mar 01, 2002
MS/PC STS-109
(Columbia/27)
09h.33m.11s.
Mar 12, 2002
10d.22h.11m.09s.
5 STS-125
(Atlantis/30)
11 May 2009
18h. 01m.
MSP STS-125
(Atlantis/30)
24 May 2009
15h. 39m.
12d.21h.38m.
Total duration: 58d.15h.06m.58s.


EVA′s:

Date of
beginning
Time of
beginning
Duration Crew & Remarks
22 Dec 1999 18:54 UT 8h 15m Grunsfeld and S.Smith; mission "STS-103"
HST-SM-03, replace gyroscopes
24 Dec 1999 19:17 UT 8h 08m Grunsfeld and S.Smith; mission "STS-103"
HST-SM-03, replace data recorder
04 Mar 2002 06:37 UT 7h 01m Grunsfeld and R.Linnehan; mission "STS-109"
Installing a new-generation solar array on the starboard side of the HST
06 Mar 2002 08:28 UT 6h 48m Grunsfeld and R.Linnehan; mission "STS-109"
Replaceing the Power Control Unit (PCU), the "electrical heart" of the HST
08 Mar 2002 08:46 UT 7h 32m Grunsfeld and R.Linnehan; mission "STS-109"
Installing the experimental cooling system (Cryo Cooler), replacing the solid nitrogen cooler of NICMOS
14 May 2009 - UT 7h 20m Grunsfeld and A.Feustel; mission "STS-125"
Replacing a wide field camera. They also swapped out three batteries and installed a mechanism for a spacecraft to capture for de-orbit at the end of the telescope′s life.
16 May 2009 - UT 6h 36m Grunsfeld and A.Feustel; mission "STS-125"
Installing the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph, a device that will perform spectroscopy, the science of breaking up light into its individual components. The astronauts also conducted repairs to the Advanced Camera for Surveys, which has experienced power failures, causing two of the telescope′s three observing channels to stop operating.
18 May 2009 - UT 7h 02m Grunsfeld and A.Feustel; mission "STS-125"
Replacing a sensor needed for pointing the telescope and install another blanket on Hubble′s exterior.
Total: 58h 42m EVAs: 8

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