Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Herrington

John Bennett

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.09.1958
Birthplace:  Wetumka / Oklahoma
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 09.09.2005

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-113  MSP  24.11. - 07.12.2002 13d 18h 48m 
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Total  13d 18h 48m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in applied mathematics from University of Colorado, 1983; master of science in aerospace engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1995; Commander, USN, Ret.; test pilot; first American native astronaut (Chickasaw nation); hobbies: Rock climbing, snow skiing, running, cycling; currently Vice President, Director of Flight Systems, and Chief Test Pilot, Rocketplane Limited Inc. in Oklahoma City.

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Last update on July 11, 2009.