Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Ferguson

Christopher John

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate  01.09.1961
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  04.06.1998
Selection group:  NASA-17
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 09.12.2011

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-115  PLT  09.09. - 21.09.2006 11d 19h 06m 
2  STS-126  CDR  15.11. - 30.11.2008 15d 20h 30m 
3  STS-135  CDR  08.07. - 21.07.2011 12d 18h 28m 
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Total  40d 10h 04m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, 1984; master of science in Aeronautical Engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1991; Captain, USN, Ret.; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 16; until his selection astronaut F-14 Class Desk Officer at NAS Norfolk; hobbies: Golf, woodworking, running, music, weightlifting; was since October 19, 2009 Deputy Chief, Astronaut Office, JSC.

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