Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Duke

Charles Moss, Jr. "Chuck"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.10.1935
Birthplace:  Charlotte / North Carolina
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  LMP
Status:  Ret. 01.01.1976

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 16  LMP  16.04. - 27.04.1972 11d 01h 51m 
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Total  11d 01h 51m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Apollo 13  LMP
2  Apollo 17  LMP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in naval sciences from U.S. Naval Academy, 1957; master of science in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT, 1964; recipient of two honorary doctorates; Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.; later President of Charlie Duke Enterprises, Inc.; hobbies: Hunting, fishing, reading, golf; he is now an active Christian Lay Witness who has spoken at numerous churches and other gatherings.

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Last update on July 03, 2009.