Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Dunbar

Bonnie Jeanne

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.03.1949
Birthplace:  Sunnyside / Washington
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  none
Selection date:  19.05.1980
Selection group:  NASA-9
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 30.09.2005

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-61A  MSP  30.10. - 06.11.1985 7d 00h 44m 
2  STS-32  MSP  09.01. - 20.01.1990 10d 21h 00m 
3  STS-50  MSP  25.06. - 09.07.1992 13d 19h 30m 
4  STS-71  MSP  27.06. - 07.07.1995 9h 19h 22m 
5  STS-89  MSP  23.01. - 31.01.1998 8d 19h 48m 
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7        
Total  50d 08h 24m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-21  Research Cosmonaut

Additional information

Bachelor of science and master of science in ceramic engineering from the University of Washington, 1971 and 1975, respectively; Ph.D. in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering from University of Houston, 1983; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 8; hobbies: Flying, running, sailing, softball, squash; later Deputy Associate Director, Biological Sciences and Applications, Johnson Space Center; was Associate Director, Technology Integration and Risk Management, Space Life Sciences Directorate, Johnson Space Center; since October 01, 2005 president and CEO Museum of Flight, Seattle / Washington.

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