Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

McBride

Jon Andrew

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.08.1943
Birthplace:  Charleston / West Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 12.05.1989

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-41G  PLT  05.10. - 13.10.1984 8d 05h 23m 
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Total  8d 05h 23m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1981; recipient of four honorary doctorates; Captain, USN, Ret.; 64 combat missions in South East Asia; hobbies: Basketball, flying, golf, softball, racquetball, gourmet cooking, numismatics, gardening, carpentry; later President Flying Eagle Corporation; September 1998 - Image Development Group Inc., Charleston, WV.

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Last update on July 03, 2009.