Lasting from October 29th to November 7th 1998, the STS-95 mission will be the 25th flight of Space Shuttle Discovery and the 94th mission flown since the start of the Space Shuttle programme in April 1981. The primary objectives of this flight are to conduct a variety of sciece experiments [using the Spacehab module], deployment and retrieval of the Spartan free-flyer payload, and operation of the HOST [HST Orbiting Systems Test] and IEH [International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchiker] payloads.
Crew are to be as follows: commander Curtis Brown, pilot Steve Lindsay, mission specialists Steve Robinson, Scott Parazynski and Pedro Duque [ESA], payload specialists John Glenn and Chiaka Mukai [NASDA].
This tape provides coverage of flight days 8 and 9. Includes footage of crew conferences, ground control, payload operations, astronauts performing experiments and earthviews.