Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Bluford

Guion Stewart, Jr. "Guy"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.11.1942
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 15.06.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-8  MSP  30.08. - 05.09.1983 6d 01h 08m 
2  STS-61A  MSP  30.10. - 06.11.1985 7d 00h 44m 
3  STS-39  MSP  28.04. - 06.05.1991 8d 07h 22m 
4  STS-53  MSP  02.12. - 09.12.1992 7d 07h 19m 
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Total  28d 16h 33m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from Pennsylvania State University, 1964; master of science in aerospace engineering from Air Force Institute of Technology, 1974; Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Air Force Institute of Technology, 1978; master of business administration from the University of Houston, Clear Lake, 1987; 11 honorary doctorate degrees from various universities; Colonel, USAF; he flew 144 combat missions, including 65 over North Vietnam; test pilot at Wright-Patterson AFB; hobbies: Reading, swimming, jogging, raquetball, handball, scuba; in 1993 he retired from NASA to serve as General Manager of Engineering Services Division with NYMA, Inc. in Greenbelt, Maryland.

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