Who commanded the crew of seven of the Columbia on the 38th flight of the Shuttle on STS-35 in December 1990?
His flight experience includes 9,669 flying hours, which includes 8,089 hours in jets, 391 hours in helicopters, 746 hours in spacecraft, and checkout in more than 30 types of military aircraft. Vance Brand Airport in Longmont, Colorado, is named in his honor.
Born May 9, 1931 (age 85)
Longmont, Colorado, U.S.
Vance DeVoe Brand
Naval aviator, test pilot
University of Colorado (B.S.)
Time in space
31d 02h 02m
Selection 1966 NASA Group 5
Missions Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, STS-5, STS-41-B, STS-35
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Retirement January 2008
Awards NASA Distinguished Service Medal
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Vance Brand was a commissioned officer and naval aviator with the USMC from 1953 to 1957.