Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Jett

Brent Ward, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.10.1958
Birthplace:  Pontiac / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.11.2007

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-72  PLT  11.01. - 20.01.1996 8d 22h 01m 
2  STS-81  PLT  12.01. - 22.01.1997 10d 04h 56m 
3  STS-97  CDR  01.12. - 11.12.2000 10d 19h 58m 
4  STS-115  CDR  09.09. - 21.09.2006 11d 19h 06m 
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Total  41d 18h 01m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, 1981; master of science in aeronautical engineering from U.S Naval Postgraduate School, 1989; Captain, USN, Ret.; test pilot; hobbies: Water and snow skiing, board sailing, boating, running, basketball, squash; retired in July 2007 from NASA and the Navy. He returned in November 2007 to serve as Director, Flight Crew Operations.

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