Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Roger Keith

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.09.1940
Birthplace  Jamestown / Tennessee
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  11.01.1989
Selection group:  IML-1 / MSL-1
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 17.07.1997

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-83  PSP  04.04. - 08.04.1997 3d 23h 13m 
2  STS-94  PSP  01.07. - 17.07.1997 15d 16h 45m 
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Total  19d 15h 48m 
         

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-42  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Tennessee Polytechnic Institute, 1962; master of science in physics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1968; Ph.D. in physics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1971; was selected as backup for missions of STS-42 and STS-64; since 1985 Chief Scientist of the NASA Microgravity Space and Applications Division; hobbies: Traveling, softball, photography, basketball, camping, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting.

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