Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Bartoe

John-David Francis

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.11.1944
Birthplace:  Abington / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  09.08.1978
Selection group:  Spacelab-2 / Sunlab
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 06.08.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51F  PSP  29.07. - 06.08.1985 7d 22h 45m 
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Total  7d 22h 45m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-35  PSP
2  STS-67  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science from Lehigh University, 1966; master of science in physics from Georgetown University, 1974; Ph.D. in physics from Georgetown University, 1975; prior to his selection he worked as an astrophysicist at the Naval Research Laboratory, where he worked again after his mission; currently he serves as manager for ISS at NASA JSC.

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Last update on July 11, 2009.