Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Brady

Charles Eldon, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.08.1951
Birthplace:  Pinehurst / North Carolina
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  one
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 14.08.2002
Day of death:  23.07.2006
Place of death:  Orcas Island / Washington

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-78  MSP  20.06. - 07.07.1996 16d 21h 48m 
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Total  16d 21h 48m 
           

Additional information

Doctorate of medicine from Duke University, 1975; Commander, USN; flight surgeon and member of Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron "Blue Angels"; hobbies: Tennis, canoeing, kayaking, biking, amateur radio operator, graduate work for a master of science in Biology at University of Texas-Galveston 1999/2000; then he retired from active duty; died by suicide.

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Last update on July 04, 2009.