Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Anderson

Michael Philip

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.12.1959
Birthplace:  Plattsburgh / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  MSP
Status:  died 01.02.2003
Date of death:  01.02.2003
Place of death:  over Texas

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-89  MSP  23.01. - 31.01.1998 8d 19h 48m 
2  STS-107  MSP  16.01. - 01.02.2003 15d 22h 20m 
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Total  24d 18h 08m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics/astronomy from University of Washington, 1981; master of science in physics from Creighton University, 1990; Lieutenant Colonel USAF; recreational interests: Photography, chess, computers and tennis; died in the Columbia tragedy (STS-107) on February 01, 2003.

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