Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Massimino

Michael James

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.08.1962
Birthplace:  Oceanside / New York
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.03.2012

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-109  MSP  01.03. - 12.03.2002 10d 22h 10m 
2  STS-125  MSP  11.05. - 24.05.2009 12d 21h 38m 
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Total  23d 19h 48m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Columbia University, 1984; master of science in mechanical engineering and in technology and policy, degree of mechanical engineer and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from MIT, 1988, 1990 and 1992, respectively; assistant professor at Georgia Tech; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 15; hobbies: Flying, basketball, squash, running.

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Last update on July 06, 2012.