Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Behnken

Robert Louis

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.07.1970
Birthplace:  Creve Coeur / Missouri
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  26.07.2000
Selection group:  NASA-18
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-123  MSP  11.03. - 27.03.2008 15d 18h 11m 
2  STS-130  MSP  08.02. - 22.02.2010 13d 18h 06m 
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Total  29d 12h 17m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Washington University, 1992; Master of Science and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology; 1993; Lieutenant Colonel, USAF; Operations Engineer, Avionics, F-22 Combined Test Force, Edwards AFB, California; hobbies: mountain biking, skiing, and backpacking; since August 13, 2012 Chief, Astronaut Office, JSC.

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Last update on August 14, 2012.