Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Chappell

Charles Richard

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.06.1943
Birthplace:  Greenville / South Carolina
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  27.12.1985
Selection group:  EOM / ATLAS
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 02.04.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1        
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-45  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in physics from the Vanderbilt University, 1965; Ph.D. in space science from the Rice University, Texas, 1969; worked with NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center; assigned as backup for STS-45; since 1995 Director at NASA MSFC; since 1999 Division of Media Relations, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.

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