Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Gaffney

Francis Andrew "Drew"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  09.06.1946
Birthplace:  Carlsbad / New Mexico
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.01.1984
Selection group:  Spacelab-4 / SLS-1
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 14.06.1991

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-40  PSP  05.06. - 14.06.1991 9d 02h 14m 
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Total  9d 02h 14m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of arts from University of California, Berkeley, 1968; doctorate of medicine from University of New Mexico, 1972; until his selection he worked in different departments of the NASA; later professor at the Vanderbilt University; hobbies: Flying, bicycling, traveling, photography, scuba diving and home remodeling.

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