Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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James Philipp

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.02.1952
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  19.05.1980
Selection group:  NASA-9
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.08.1995

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-29  MSP  13.03. - 18.03.1989 4d 23h 39m 
2  STS-40  MSP  05.06. - 14.06.1991 9d 02h 14m 
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Total  14d 01h 53m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Drexel University, 1973; doctorate in medicine from Thomas Jefferson University, 1977; Colonel, USAF Reserve, Ret.; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 8; hobbies: bicycling, backpacking, climbing, swimming, flying, raquet sports, cabinet making and automobile rebuildung; he resigned from NASA in August 1995; then he worked with Environmental Protection Agency's National Vehicle and Field Emissions Lab in Ann Arbor.

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