Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Bailey

Palmer Kent

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  27.10.1947
Birthplace:  Bismarck / North Dakota
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  25.06.1990
Selection group:  Terra Geode
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1992

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in geology from University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, 1970; Master of science in geology from University of North Dakota, Fargo, 1980; Bachelor of science in geological engineering from the University of North Dakota, 1980; Colonel, USA, Ret.; from 1971 - 1974 he served in different military companies in Germany; in 1990 he was selected for the TERRA GEODE - US Army Project (because of funding reductions never flown); he retired from active duty in 1995; since 1991 he has been participating scientist in the Bering Glacier Research Group.

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