Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Gibson

Edward George

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.11.1936
Birthplace:  Buffalo / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  28.06.1965
Selection group:  NASA-4
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 01.11.1982

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Skylab 4  PLT  16.11.1973 - 08.02.1974 84d 01h 15m 
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Total  84d 01h 15m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering from the University of Rochester, New York, 1959; master of science and Ph.D. in engineering (with a minor in physics) from CalTech 1960 and 1964, respectively; recipient of two honorary doctorates; 1974 - 1980 he works with different spaceflight companies; later principal, Booz Allen and Hamilton Inc.; currently chief of his own consulting firm in Carlsbad, New Mexico; hobbies: Running, swimming, flying, photography, traveling with his motorcycle.

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