Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Buckey

Jay Clark, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.06.1956
Birthplace:  New York City / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.12.1991
Selection group:  SLS-2 / Neurolab
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 03.05.1998

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-90  PSP  17.04. - 03.05.1998 15d 21h 50m 
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Total  15d 21h 50m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-58  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Cornell University, 1977; doctorate of medicine from Cornell University Medical College, 1981; Assistant Professor of bioengineering, University of Texas Southwestern; PSP candidate for STS-58; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 13 and 16; hobbies: Camping, fishing, hiking and avid reader of history; he served as a surgeon at Ambulatory Care Clinic in Dallas, Texas; currently professor of medicine and an adjunct professor of engineering, Dartmouth; in 2008 he has announced his candidacy for the US senate (unsuccessful).

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