Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Michael Logan

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  01.03.1941
Birthplace:  Williamsport / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  18.05.1978
Selection group:  Spacelab-1 / EOM / ATLAS
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.03.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-9  PSP
2  STS-45  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from CalTech, 1962; Ph.D. in physics from the University of California-Berkeley, 1967; research physicist in the University of California; was selected and served as backup payload specialist for STS-9; selected as payload specialist for the STS-61K/Spacelab EOM 1-2 mission (manifested March 09, 1986, but cancelled after the Challenger accident), December 27, 1985; selected as payload specialist for the same (but renamed) mission, STS-45/ATLAS-1, October 1989; replaced by backup payload specialist Dirk Frimout from Belgium due to medical problems, September 10, 1991.

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