NASA (STS-72) Astronauts

Photographer John Angerson was granted unprecedented access to the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, and the Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, USA, to document the final months of a year-long intensive training program preparing for NASA (STS-72) in January 1996.

Since the first manned space mission, some of the most important items that the astronauts have brought back from space have been their photographs, which have, over the years, permanently changed the way we think, feel and see our place in the universe.

Shuttle mission STS-72 launched on Thursday, January 11, 1996, at 3:41 a.m., after a 22-minute delay to resolve a communications problem between mission control and ground control stations near the launch site. The orbiter crew included Commander Brian Duffy, Pilot Brent W. Jett, Mission Specialists Leroy Chiao, Daniel T. Barry, Winston E. Scott, and Koichi Wakata.

The mission's primary objective was to retrieve a Japanese satellite called the Space Flyer Unit (SFU), launched by Japan's National Space Development Agency (NASDA) on March 18, 1995. Retrieval of the SFU was completed on January 13, 1996.

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Xposure hosts solo exhibition spaces for acclaimed photographers along with group exhibitions for professional institutions. All exhibiting photographers will be present during the festival, enabling you the opportunity to meet and talk to them about their work.