Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Dana

William Harvey "Bill"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.11.1930
Birthplace:  Pasadena / California
Marital status:  married
Children  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1965
Selection group:  X-15 4
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 24.10.1968

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science from U.S. Military Academy, 1952; master of science in aeronautical engineering from University of Southern California; 1965 selected for X-15 Program (16 flights); from 1986 until his retirement in 1998 working at Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards AFB, California; now lives in Tehachapi, California; hobbies: reading (aviation history) and walking; received his astronaut wings in 2005.

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Last update on March 07, 2010.