Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Barry

Daniel Thomas

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  30.12.1953
Birthplace:  Norwalk / Connecticut
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.04.2005

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-72  MSP  11.01. - 20.01.1996 8d 22h 01m 
2  STS-96  MSP  27.05. - 06.06.1999 9d 19h 13m 
3  STS-105  MSP  10.08. - 22.08.2001 11d 21h 13m 
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Total  30d 14h 27m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Cornell University, 1975; master of engineering and master of arts in electrical engineering/computer science from Princeton University, 1977; Ph.D. in electrical engineering/computer science from Princeton University, 1980; doctorate of medicine from the University of Miami, 1982; prior to his selection he worked as assistant professor at the Michigan Medical Center; hobbies: Go, flying, tennis, running, basketball; currently lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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