Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Jerry Michael

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.01.1955
Birthplace:  Mt. Clemens / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 23.02.1998

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-64  MSP  09.09. - 20.09.1994 10d 22h 49m 
2  STS-81 / MIR-22 / MIR-23 / STS-84  MSP  12.01. - 24.05.1997 132d 04h 01m 
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Total  143d 02h 50m 
   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-79  MSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in bioscience from U.S. Naval Academy, 1977; doctorate in medicine from Wayne State University, 1981; master of science in systems management from University of Southern California, 1988; master of public health in health policy from the University of North Carolina, 1989; Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of North Carolina, 1989; Captain, Medical Corps, USN; hobbies: Competitive triathlons, ocean swim racing, marathons, downhill and cross-country skiing, scuba diving, backpacking.

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