Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Michael Landon


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Personal data

Birthdate:  04.05.1956
Birthplace:  Mansfield / Ohio
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.08.2001


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-69  MSP  07.09. - 18.09.1995 10d 20h 28m 
2  STS-83  MSP  04.04. - 08.04.1997 3d 23h 13m 
3  STS-94  MSP  01.07. - 17.07.1997 15d 16h 45m 
4  STS-104  MSP  12.07. - 25.07.2001 12d 18h 35m 
Total  43d 07h 01m 

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Vanderbilt University, 1978; master of science and Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania, 1983 and 1991, respectively; deep sea diver and project engineer; hobbies: Running, swimming, triathlons, flying, fishing, snow skiing, tennis, scuba diving; professional deep sea diver and project engineer on various subsea oil field construction and repair projects around the world. He has logged over 700 deep sea dives.


Last update on July 14, 2012.