Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Bobko

Karol Joseph "Bo"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  23.12.1937
Birthplace:  New York City / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  30.06.1966
Selection group:  MOL-2 / NASA-7
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 01.01.1989

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-6  PLT  04.04. - 09.04.1983 5d 00h 23m 
2  STS-51D  CDR  12.04. - 19.04.1985 6d 23h 56m 
3  STS-51J  CDR  03.10. - 07.10.1985 4d 01h 44m 
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Total  16d 02h 03m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science from Air Force Academy, 1959; master of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Southern California, 1970; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; in 1966 selected for the USAF MOL program (MOL-2); 1969 selected from NASA; he retired from NASA on 01.01.1989 to work with Space Systems Division of Booz, Allen and Hamilton, Houston, Texas; he currently workes for SPACEHAB, Inc. as vice president for product development.

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