Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Edwards

Joe Frank, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  03.02.1958
Birthplace:  Richmond / Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 30.04.2000

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-89  PLT  23.01. - 31.01.1998 8d 19h 48m 
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Total  8d 19h 48m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, 1980: master of science in aviation systems from the University of Tennessse, 1994; Commander, USN Ret.; test pilot; recreational interests include basketball, running, football, softball; retired from NASA and US Navy on April 30, 2000 and has accepted a position in the private sector; in June 2002 has been appointed Chairman & CEO of the National Science Center in Augusta, Georgia.

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