|Birthplace:||Lewistown / Montana|
|1||STS-51F||PSP||29.07. - 06.08.1985||7d 22h 45m|
|Total:||7d 22h 45m|
Bachelor of science in engineering physics from Montana State University, 1959; Ph.D. in astrophysics from University of Colorado, 1965; Acton was senior staff scientist with the Space Science Laboratory, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory; after his space flight worked again with Lockheed; since April 1997 he served as professor at the Montana State Universities Department of Physics and Engineering.
Last update on July 05, 2009.