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The STS-42 crew portrait includes from left to right: Stephen S. Oswald, pilot; Roberta Bondar, Canada's first female astronaut, payload specialist 1; Norman E. Thagard, mission specialist 1; Ronald J. Grabe, commander; David C. Hilmers, mission specialist 2; Ulf D. Merbold, payload specialist 2; and William F. Readdy, mission specialist 3. Launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery on January 22, 1992. (NASA)
The STS-42 crew portrait includes from left to right: Stephen S. Oswald, pilot; Roberta Bondar, Canada's first female astronaut, payload specialist 1; Norman E. Thagard, mission specialist 1; Ronald J. Grabe, commander; David C. Hilmers, mission specialist 2; Ulf D. Merbold, payload specialist 2; and William F. Readdy, mission specialist 3. Launched aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery on January 22, 1992. (NASA)

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