Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Magilton

Gerard Edward "Jerry"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  07.05.1942
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  08.04.1985
Selection group:  RCA
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 18.01.1986

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-61C  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Drexel University, 1965; was backup for Robert Cenker (STS-61C); worked with RCA Astro Electronics Division; later program manager for on-orbit performance, Martin Marietta Astro Space in Princeton, New Jersey.

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