Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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John Michael

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  28.06.1946
Birthplace:  Denver / Colorado
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  19.05.1980
Selection group:  NASA-9
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 20.06.1991
Day of death:  01.03.2011
Place of death:  ?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51I  MSP  27.08. - 03.09.1985 7d 02h 18m 
2  STS-26  MSP  29.09. - 02.10.1988 4d 01h 00m 
3  STS-35  MSP  02.12. - 10.12.1990 8d 23h 05m 
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Total  20d 02h 23m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics and mathematics from U.S. Naval Academy, 1969; master of science in astrogeophysics from the University of Colorado, 1970; lead engineer at NASA's Payloads Operations Division; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 8; hobbies: Jogging, chess, tennis, squash, flying, golf, blue grass guitar; later Vicepresident Spacehab Company.

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Last update on March 01, 2011.