Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Melvin

Leland Devon "Lee"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.02.1964
Birthplace:  Lynchburg / Virginia
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  04.06.1998
Selection group:  NASA-17
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.10.2010

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-122  MSP  07.02. - 20.02.2008 12d 18h 22m 
2  STS-129  MSP  16.11. - 27.11.2009 10d 19h 16m 
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Total  23d 13h 38m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemistry from University of Richmond, 1986; master of science in materials science from University of Virginia, 1991; research scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton; hobbies: Piano, reading, music, cycling, tennis, snowboarding, football; currently NASA associate administrator for education.

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Last update on July 06, 2012.