In 1985, Space Shuttle Discovery crew — from left to right, (front row) Commander Frederick Hauck, Mission Specialist Anna Lee Fisher, Steven Merritt; (back row) pilot David M. Walker (1944 - 2001), Mission Specialist Dale A. Gardner (1948 - 2014) and Mission Specialist Joseph P. Allen IV — celebrates after their return from STS-51-A.
Anna Fisher: Have Spacesuit, Will Travel
Astronaut Anna Fisher poses in an Apollo spacesuit next to a rack of other spacesuits during training for a Hubble Space Telescope servicing spacewalk in 1980.
Spacewalk Training Preparation
Astronaut Anna Fisher is shown suited up in an Apollo spacesuit as ahead of spacewalk training for an instrument change on the Hubble Space Telescope. This photo was taken on May 8, 1980.
Astronaut Anna Fisher practices a Hubble Space Telescope servicing spacewalk underwater at the Neutral Buoyancy Simulator at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama in May 1980.
Women of Mission Control
Anna Lee Fisher (sixth from left) joins NASA's women astronauts for a portrait in Mission Control on March 8, 2017.
The annual Holly Days Parade, the peninsula's largest lighted holiday parade, honored Anna Fisher, asking her to serve as Grand Marshal. here Craig Moeller of WVEDC spoke with Fisher during the live event.
At Kennedy Space Center, former astronaut Anna Lee Fisher watches as the Crew and Service Modules are mated.
Fans of All Ages
Before the Hampton Holly Days Parade, astronaut Anna Fisher made the acquaintance of 3-year-old Kyliana Gaylord.
Astronaut Anna Fisher
After being chosen as an ASCAN in 1978 and completing her training, astronaut Anna Lee Fisher logged close to 200 hours in space and she served as chief of the Space Station Branch from 1996-2002 during the early construction days of the International Space Station.
The STS-51A Mission Patch
The name of astronaut Anna Fisher, as well as those of her crewmates adorns the mission patch for STS-51A on Discovery. Frederick H. (Rick) Hauck, David M. Walker, Joseph P. Allen IV and Dale A. Gardner.