Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Butterworth

Louis William

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.07.1948
Birthplace:  Casper / Wyoming
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  05.07.1984
Selection group:  Hughes
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 28.01.1986

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachleor of science in engineering and master of science in mechanical engineering from CalTech, 1970 and 1971 respectively; he worked with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; backup for Gregory Jarvis (STS-51L); later Vice President DirecTV Inc.; currently he serves for Hughes Space and Communications.

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