Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Jones

Charles Edward "Chuck"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.11.1952
Birthplace:  Clinton / Indiana
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.09.1982
Selection group:  MSE-2
Position:  MSE
Status:  Ret. ??.01.1987
Date of death:  11.09.2001
Place of death:  New York City

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in astronautical engineering from the USAF Academy, 1974; master of science in astronautics from MIT, 1980; Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; 1982 selected for MSE group 2, was then assigned for STS-71B; later he worked for Defence Intelligence Agency, Bolling AFB in Washington D.C.; later Systems Program Director for Intelligence and Information Systems, Hansom AFB, Massachusetts; was killed on 11.09.2001 on one of the airplanes that was hijacked (American Airlines flight 11 crashed into the north-tower of the World Trade Center) during the terror attacks against the USA.

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