Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Dale Allan

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.11.1948
Birthplace:  Fairmont / Minnesota
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  two
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.10.1986
Day of death:  19.02.2014
Place of death:  / Colorado

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-8  MSP  30.08. - 05.09.1983 6d 01h 08m 
2  STS-51A  MSP  08.11. - 16.11.1984 7d 23h 44m 
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Total  14d 00h 52m 
         

Additional information

Captain US Navy, Ret.; test pilot; bachelor of science in engineering physics from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), 1970; later with U.S. Space Command, Colorado Springs; then Senior Systems Engineer at TRW Inc., Colorado Springs; hobbies: Skiing, golf, tennis, jogging, photography, woodworking.

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Last update on February 21, 2014.