Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Camarda

Charles Joseph

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.05.1952
Birthplace:  Queens / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.06.2006

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-114  MSP  26.07. - 09.08.2005 13d 21h 32m 
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Total  13d 21h 32m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, 1974; master of science in engineering science from George Washington University, 1980; Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; after his mission he served as Director, Engineering, Johnson Space Center, but was fired from this job June 2006, because of his criticism to the STS-121 mission; he was then assigned to the NASA Engineering and Safety Center (NESC); hobbies: Racquetball, running, weighlifting, boxing.

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