Bonnie Dunbar served as a shuttle mission specialist and payload commander on five shuttle missions from 1985 to 1998.
What does PC stand for?
PC stands for Payload Commander (NASA)
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- Military and Government
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We have 356 other meanings of PC in our Acronym Attic
- Passport Control (checkpoints in the EcoChallenge race)
- Pasteurized Cheese
- Patch Cord
- Paternalistic Condescension (alternative for Politically Correct)
- Path Control
- Patin-Couffin Access Layer
- Patrol Cap (hat)
- Patrol Coastal (ship, designation for the US Navy's Cyclone Class Ship)
- Patrol Craft
- Paulo Cesar
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She served as a mission specialist on STS 61-A in 1985, STS-32 in 1990, and STS-71 in 1995, and was the Payload Commander on STS-50 in 1992 and STS-89 in 1998.
According to Thomas Jones, a former shuttle mission specialist and payload commander, who was on that mission - STS-80, which also took place in 1996, "A few ice crystals or flakes of thruster residue in the near field are floating by, get hit by a thruster exhaust plume and zip out of the scene.
Payload commander Michael Anderson, aged 43, was the son of an Air Force man and grew up on military bases.
Shuttle Payload Commander Michael Anderson, 44, a US Air Force lieutenant colonel, was responsible for science hardware aboard Columbia and a shuttle veteran.
The Shuttle payload commander from Spokane, Washington, had been looking forward to the re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
2 million miles and logged 438 hours in space, and served as chief medical officer and payload commander.
She flew aboard STS-37 in 1991; served as payload commander of STS-59 in 1994; and flew on STS-76 in 1996 and STS-108 in 2001.