Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Kerwin

Joseph Peter

USA

Joseph Kerwin

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.02.1932
Birthplace:  Oak Park / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  28.06.1965
Selection group:  NASA-4
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 31.03.1987

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Skylab 2  PLT  25.05. - 22.06.1973 28d 00h 50m 
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Total  28d 00h 50m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in philosophy from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1953; doctorate of medicine from Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1957; Captain, MC, USN, Ret.; flight surgeon; later principal investigator Space Station Program, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company; he worked for United Space Alliance; March 1997 - President, KRUG Life Science Inc., Houston, Texas; hobbies: Reading, classical music.

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