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STS-74 Launch to Mir (1995)
November 12, 2015
STS-74 was the fourth mission of the US/Russian Shuttle-Mir Program, and the second docking of the space shuttle with the Russian Mir space station. Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center launch pad 39A on 12 November 1995. The mission ended 8 days later with the landing of Atlantis back at Kennedy.
Onboard the Shuttle were commander Ken Cameron on his third spaceflight, pilot James Halsell on his second spaceflight, and mission specialists Jerry Ross on his fifth spaceflight, William McArthur Jr. on his second spaceflight, and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) on his first spaceflight.