Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Anderson

Clayton Conrad

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  23.02.1959
Birthplace:  Omaha / Nebraska
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  04.06.1998
Selection group:  NASA-17
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.06.2011

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-117 / ISS-15 / ISS-16 / STS-120  Flight Engineer  08.06. - 07.11.2007 151d 18h 23m 
2  STS-131  MSP  05.04. - 20.04.2010 15d 02h 47m 
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4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  166d 21h 10m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-116  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Hastings College, 1981; master of science in aerospace engineering from Iowa State University, 1983; he was Manager Emergency Operations Center, NASA, JSC, when chosen for the astronaut program; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 16; recreational interests: officiating College and High School basketball, participation in all sports, flying, reading, writing music, playing the piano/organ and vocal performance.

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