Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Creighton

John Oliver

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.04.1943
Birthplace:  Orange / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 15.07.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51G  PLT  17.06. - 24.06.1985 7d 01h 39m 
2  STS-36  CDR  28.02. - 04.03.1990 4d 10h 18m 
3  STS-48  CDR  13.09. - 18.09.1991 5d 08h 27m 
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Total  16d 20h 24m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science from U.S. Naval Academy, 1966; master of science in administration of science and technology from George Washington University, 1978; Captain, USN, Ret.; he flew 175 combat missions in Vietnam, test pilot. hobbies: Skiing, tennis, boating; later he served as test pilot with the Boeing Company.

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