Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Leslie

Fred Weldon

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.12.1951
Birthplace:  Ancon / PANAMA
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  20.06.1994
Selection group:  USML-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 05.11.1995

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-73  PSP  20.10. - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 43m 
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Total  15d 21h 34m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering science from the University of Texas in Austin, 1974; master of science and Ph.D. in meteorology from University of Oklahoma, 1977 and 1979 respectively; since 1980 research scientist at NASA's MSFC; hobbies: skydiving (freefall formation world record holder 1992), flying, scuba, diving, running, weight training.

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Last update on July 11, 2009.