Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Gregory

Frederick Drew

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  07.01.1941
Birthplace:  Washington D.C.
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.04.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51B  PLT  29.04. - 06.05.1985 7d 00h 08m 
2  STS-33  CDR  23.11. - 28.11.1989 5d 00h 06m 
3  STS-44  CDR  24.11. - 01.12.1991 6d 22h 50m 
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Total  18d 23h 04m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science from the USAF Academy, 1964; master of science in information systems from George Washington University, 1977; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; he flew 550 combat missions in Vietnam; hobbies: Water skiing, fishing, hunting, specialty cars, stereo equipment; transferred from the astronaut office to NASA Headquarters 04/1993; was Associate Administrator, Office of Space Flight, NASA Headquarters; August 2002 until December 2005 NASA Deputy Administrator.

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