Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Leroy

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.08.1960
Birthplace:  Milwaukee / Wisconsin
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 31.10.2005

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-65  MSP  08.07.1994 - 23.07.1994 14d 17h 55m 
2  STS-72  MSP  11.01.1996 - 20.01.1996 8d 22h 01m 
3  STS-92  MSP  11.10.2000 - 24.10.2000 12d 21h 43m 
4  Soyuz TMA-5 / ISS-10  ISS-CDR  14.10.2004 - 24.04.2005 192d 19h 02m 
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6        
7        
Total  229d 08h 41m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-4  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemical engineering from University of California, Berkeley, 1983; master of science in chemical engineering and Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1985 and 1987, respectively; researcher at Livermore National Laboratory; hobbies: Flying, basketball, football, racquetball, skiing; since November 01, 2005 employed by Sachi Koto Communications, Inc., Tucker, Georgia.

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Last update on July 04, 2009.