Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Hartsfield

Henry Warren, Jr. "Hank"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.11.1933
Birthplace:  Birmingham / Alabama
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  30.06.1966
Selection group:  MOL-2 / NASA-7
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.03.1988
Day of death:  17.07.2014
Place of death:  ?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-4  PLT  27.06. - 04.07.1982 7d 01h 09m 
2  STS-41D  CDR  30.08. - 05.09.1984 6d 00h 57m 
3  STS-61A  CDR  30.10. - 06.11.1985 7d 00h 44m 
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7        
Total  20d 02h 50m 
       

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-2  PLT
2  STS-3  PLT

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Auburn University, 1954; master of science in engineering science from the University of Tennessee, 1971; honorary doctorate of sciences from the Auburn University, 1986; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; selected in 1966 for MOL-2; after cancellation of the MOL Program in June 1969, he was reassigned to NASA; later Manager for US spacestation "Freedom"; later vice president, Aerospace Engineering Services, Raytheon Technical Services Co., Houston; recreational interests include collecting stamps.

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