Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Hernández

José Moreno

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  07.08.1962
Birthplace:  French Camp / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  five
Selection date:  06.05.2004
Selection group:  NASA-19
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.01.2011

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-128  MSP  29.08. - 12.09.2009 13d 20h 53m 
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Total  13d 20h 53m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of the Pacific, 1984; Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California-Santa Barbara, 1986; at the time of selection Chief, Materials and Processes Branch, Johnson Space Center; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 17 and 18; Hernández left NASA in January 2011 and start working for MEI Technologies; Application for the U.S. House of Representatives for the Democratic Party 2012, but lost to the incumbent, Congressman Jeff Denham, in the General Election for California's new 10th District. Hernández finished in the polls with 46% of the vote..

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