Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Mattingly

Thomas Kenneth II "Ken"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  17.03.1936
Birthplace:  Chicago / Illinois
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  one
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.06.1985

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 16  CMP  16.04. - 27.04.1972 11d 01h 51m 
2  STS-4  CDR  27.06. - 04.07.1982 7d 01h 09m 
3  STS-51C  CDR  24.01. - 27.01.1985 3d 01h 34m 
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Total  21d 04h 34m 
       

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-2  CDR
2  STS-3  CDR

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from Auburn University, 1958; Rear Admiral, US Navy, Ret.; since 1986 Chief of NAVSPACECOM; then Director of Utilization and Operations at Grumman Space Station Office; later Director of X-33 program with Lockheed-Martin; September 1999 - Chairman, Universal Space Network, Universal Space Lines, Inc., Newport Beach, California.

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