the crew member of a space shuttle who is assigned primary responsibility for carrying out operations related to the payload of the shuttle.
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How to use mission specialist in a sentence
In 1990, Cornell graduate Don Thomas was chosen by NASA to be a mission specialist in the organization’s 13th group of astronauts.The story of the first bite of pizza in space, from the hungry astronaut himself | Brian VanHooker/Mel | November 8, 2021 | Popular-Science
Sembroski is mission specialist, responsible for repairs as well as proper stowing of cargo to avoid weight and balance issues.Four Civilian Astronauts. Three Days in Orbit. One Giant Leap. Meet the Inspiration4 Crew | Jeffrey Kluger | August 10, 2021 | Time
As part of a remarkable crew of mission specialists, I’m honoured to help validate the journey our future astronauts will undertake and ensure we deliver the unique customer experience people expect from Virgin.Branson aims to beat Bezos to orbit in final stretch of billionaire space race | Devin Coldewey | July 1, 2021 | TechCrunch