Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Garriott

Owen Kay

USA

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Personal data

Birtdate:  22.11.1930
Birthplace:  Enid / Oklahoma
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  28.06.1965
Selection group:  NASA-4
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 01.08.1986

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Skylab 3  PLT  28.07. - 25.09.1973 59d 11h 09m 
2  STS-9  MSP  28.11. - 08.12.1983 10d 07h 47m 
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Total  69d 18h 56m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, 1953; master of science and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, 1957 and 1960, respectively; honorary doctorate of science from Phillips University, Enid, Oklahoma, 1973; assistant professor in electrical engineering; later Vice President of Space Programs, Teledyne Brown Engineering; 1995 President of Immunotherapeutics in Huntsville; hobbies: Skiing, sailing, scuba diving, amateur radio; currently Adjunct Professor in the Biological Sciences Department, University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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