Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Don Leslie

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  18.05.1930
Birthplace:  Midvale / Utah
Marital status:  married
Children:  seven
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.04.1986

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51B  MSP  29.04. - 06.05.1985 7d 00h 08m 
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Total  7d 00h 08m 
           

Backup assignments

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

Additional information

Commander, U.S. Naval Reserve, Ret.; bachelor of science in physics from the University of Utah, 1953; Ph.D. in high energy nuclear physics from the University of California-Berkeley, 1964; between 1975 and 1976 he was a research scientist at the University of Alaska; then he returned to NASA; hobbies: amateur theatricals, play writing, painting, swimming, skiing; later he was professor of physics at the Utah State University.

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