Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Rick Douglas

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.07.1957
Birthplace:  Amarillo / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  CDR
Status:  died 01.02.2003
Date of death:  01.02.2003
Place of death:  over Texas

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-96  PLT  27.05. - 06.06.1999 9d 19h 13m 
2  STS-107  CDR  16.01. - 01.02.2003 15d 22h 20m 
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Total  25d 17h 33m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University, 1980; master of science in mechanical engineering from California State University, Fresno, 1990; Colonel, USAF; test pilot; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 14; hobbies: Singing, snow and water skiing, cycling, spending time with his family; died in the Columbia disaster.

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Last update on July 11, 2009.