Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Daniel Christopher

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  27.07.1961
Birthplace:  Manchester / Connecticut
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-106  MSP  08.09.2000 - 20.09.2000 11d 19h 12m 
2  STS-115  MSP  09.09.2006 - 21.09.2006 11d 19h 06m 
3  Soyuz TMA-22 / ISS-29 / ISS-30  Flight Engineer / ISS-CDR  14.11.2011 - 27.04.2012 165d 07h 31m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  188d 21h 49m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-21  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 1973; master of science in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 1990; Captain, USCG; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 14 and 15; hobbies: Skiing, hiking, sailing, amateur astronomy, playing the guitar; currently at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.

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Last update on April 27, 2012.