Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Edwin Jacob "Jake"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.10.1932
Birthplace:  Richfield / Utah
Marital status:  married
Children:  seven
Selection date:  09.11.1984
Selection group:  Congress Observer
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 19.04.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51D  PSP  12.04. - 19.04.1985 6d 23h 55m 
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Total  6d 23h 55m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in banking and finance from the University of Utah; served as pilot in the USN; later Brigadier General, Utah Air National Guard, Ret.; Senator (Republican Party) for U.S. State Utah from 1974- 1993; later Vice Chairman of Huntsman Chemical Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah; four of his children are from a previous marriage.

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