Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Curbeam

Robert Lee, Jr. "Beamer"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.03.1962
Birthplace:  Baltimore / Maryland
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 07.12.2007

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-85  MSP  07.08. - 19.08.1997 11d 20h 28m 
2  STS-98  MSP  07.02. - 20.02.2001 12d 21h 21m 
3  STS-116  MSP  10.12. - 22.12.2006 12d 20h 44m 
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Total  37d 14h 33m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, 1984; master of science in aeronautical engineering from Naval Postgraduate School, 1990; degree of aeronautical & astronautical engineering from Naval Postgraduate School, 1991; Commander, USN; hobbies: weightlifting, biking, family activities; was Acting Director, Safety, Reliability, and Quality Assurance Office, Constellation Program; was Deputy Director of Flight Crew Operations.

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