Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Carey

Duane Gene "Digger"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  30.04.1957
Birthplace:  St. Paul / Minnesota
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. ??.10.2004

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-109  PLT  01.03. - 12.03.2002 10d 22h 10m 
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Total  10d 22h 10m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering and mechanics and master of science in aerospace engineering from University of Minnesota-Minneapolis in 1981 an 1982, respectively; Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; recreational interests: Motorcycle travel, racing motorcross, camping, reading science fiction; plans to begin a motorcycle tour of the United States and eventually the world.

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Last update on January 24, 2010.