Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Ashby

Jeffrey Shears "Bones"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.06.1954
Birthplace:  Dallas / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.06.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-93  PLT  23.07. - 28.07.1999 4d 22h 50m 
2  STS-100  PLT  19.04. - 01.05.2001 11d 21h 31m 
3  STS-112  CDR  07.10. - 18.10.2002 10d 19h 58m 
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Total  27d 16h 19m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Idaho, 1976; Master of science in aviation systems from the University of Tennessee, 1993; Captain, USN, Ret.; test pilot; he flew 33 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm; hobbies: Skiing, fly fishing, and backpacking; until 2008 in the NASA Management - NASA/USAF Liaison, Colorado Springs, Colorado; currently vice-president business development of ATK Launch Systems Div. in Minneapolis.

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