Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Aldridge

Edward Cleveland, Jr. "Pete"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  18.08.1938
Birthplace:  Houston / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.08.1985
Selection group:  DoD-Observer
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Spaceflights

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Additional Information

Bachelor of science from Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1960, and master of science from Georgia Tech, 1962, both in aeronautical engineering; was selected as DoD observer for STS-62A; 1986 - 1988 Secretary of the Air Force; 1989 - 1992 President McDonnell Douglas Corporations`s Electronic Systems Division; then he worked with The Aerospace Corporation; later Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics; retired from government service in May 2003; since 26.06.2003 elected to the Lockheed Martin Board of Directors.

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