Charles Richard Chappell Status: Inactive. Trained as: Astronaut. Profession: Payload Specialist. Sex: Male. Marital Status: Married. Children: One. Birth Date: 02 June 1943. Birth City: Greenville. Birth State: South Carolina. Birth Country: USA. Nationality: American. Group: Payload Specialist. Date Selected: 01 December 1985. Date Departed: 02 April 1992. Number of Flights: 0. Comments: Alternate Payload Specialist (together with Dirk Frimout) to
Lampton or Lichtenberg for Shuttle Flight STS-61K Mission EOM-1/2 later to named
ATLAS-1 Mission (Scientific PS Selection 6 in 1985. Flight Log
STS-61-K - - 1986 October - Assignment: Proposed Backup Crew.
Planned EOM-1 shuttle mission. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. No crew named, later combined with STS-61K