Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Melvill

Michael Winston "Mike"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  30.11.1940
Birthplace:  Johannesburg / South Africa
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ?
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. ??.10.2007

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Vice President / General Manager and a Test Pilot at Scaled Composites, LLC; has 19 years experience as an experimental test pilot; made the historic first flight (Flt. 15P) of SpaceShipOne above 100 km on 21.06.2004; was the first time a commercial, non government funded aircraft, ever flew above 100 km; his second sub orbital flight (Flt.16P) above 100 km was on 29.09.2004; both were solo flights; retired from Scaled Composites in October 2007.

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Last update on January 09, 2011.