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.
What does PLC stand for?
PLC stands for Payload Commander (NASA)
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- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
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We have 468 other meanings of PLC in our Acronym Attic
- Parish Life Center (various organizations)
- Parish Life Committee
- Park Lane College (UK)
- Parti Liberal du Canada
- Partial Loss of Capacity (SDH or Sonet Technology)
- Partido Liberal Constitucionalista (Constitutional Liberal Party; Nicaragua)
- Partners for Livable Communities
- Partners in a Learning Community
- Pathetic Losers Club
- Patrol Leaders' Council (Boy Scouts of America)
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.