STS-1 was the first manned space mission in the Space Transportation System (STS) program conducted by the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). A crew of two NASA astronauts, John Young and Robert Crippen, conducted the two day, six-hour test flight aboard Space Shuttle Columbia.
|Launch:||12 April 1982|
|Landing:||14 April 1982|
|Duration:||2 days, 6 hours|
- Launched 12 April 1981 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
- Landed 14 April 1981 at Edwards Air Force Base, California.
- John Young, Commander
- Robert Crippen, Pilot
Space Shuttle Story, Andrew Wilson, Crescent Books, New York, 1986.