Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Gardner

Guy Spence

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.01.1948
Birthplace:  Alta Vista / Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  19.05.1980
Selection group:  NASA-9
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. ??.06.1991

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-27  PLT  02.12. - 06.12.1988 4d 09h 05m 
2  STS-35  PLT  02.12. - 11.12.1990 8d 23h 05m 
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Total  13d 08h 10m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering sciences from USAF Academy, 1969; master of science in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University, 1970; Colonel, USAF, Ret.: unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 8; test pilot; later Commander test pilot school, Edwards AFB; then he worked in the Pentagon; September 1995 - 1998 director FAA Technical Center, Federal Aviation Administration.

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