Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Harris

Bernard Anthony, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.06.1956
Birthplace:  Temple / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 15.04.1996

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-55  MSP  26.04. - 06.05.1993 9d 23h 40m 
2  STS-63  MSP  03.02. - 11.02.1995 8d 06h 28m 
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Total  18d 06h 08m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in biology from University of Houston, 1978; doctorate in medicine from Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1982; assistant professor; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 12; hobbies: Flying, sailing, skiing, running, scuba diving, art, music; later Staff Vice President of Operations for SPACEHAB Incorporated of Houston, Texas; in 1996, he received a Master of Medical Science from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Morehouse School of Medicine; he earned a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Houston in 1999.

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