Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Richard James

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.09.1955
Birthplace:  Jamestown / North Dakota
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  04.06.1985
Selection group:  NASA-11
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 03.04.1995

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-39  MSP  28.04. - 06.05.1991 8d 07h 22m 
2  STS-49  MSP  08.05. - 16.05.1992 8d 21h 17m 
3  STS-65  MSP  08.07. - 23.07.1994 14d 17h 55m 
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Total  31d 22h 34m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in mathematics and physics from Northwest Nazarene College, 1977; master of science in aerospace engineering from University of Colorado, 1978; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 10; hobbies: sports, family outings; later with Allied Signal Technical Servives Corporation in Greenbelt, Maryland; currently Vice President of Civil Programs for Lockheed Martin Mission Services.

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