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Michael Lloyd

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.01.1946
Birthplace:  Sacramento / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 01.08.1991

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-41D  PLT  30.08. - 05.09.1984 6d 00h 56m 
2  STS-29  CDR  13.03. - 18.03.1989 4d 23h 38m 
3  STS-39  CDR  28.04. - 06.05.1991 8d 07h 22m 
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Total  19d 07h 56m 
       

Additional information

Master of science in administration of science and technology from George Washington University, 1977; master of science in aeronautical engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1979. Captain, USN, Ret; test pilot; 315 combat missions in Southeast Asia; later on he worked with Loral Corporation in Houston, Texas; in July 1996 he joined Lockheed-Martin as Vice President; since December 2005 director of the NASA Johnson Space Center; hobbies: Reading, raquetball, jogging.

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