Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Lenoir

William Benjamin "Bill"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.03.1939
Birthplace:  Miami / Florida
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  04.08.1967
Selection group:  NASA-6
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.10.1984
Day of death:  26.08.2010
Place of death:  Sandoval County / New Mexico

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-5  MSP  11.11. - 16.11.1982 5d 02h 14m 
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Total  5d 02h 14m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Skylab 3  PLT
2  Skylab 4  PLT

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering, 1961; master of science and Ph.D. in electrical engineering 1962 and 1964, respectively, all from MIT; since 1988 NASA management; then Manager, Applied Systems Division, Booz, Allen & Hamilton Inc., Greensboro, Virginia; currently retired; hobbies: Sailing, woodworking, outdoor activities; died following a bicycle accident.

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