Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Nelson

Clarence William, Jr. "Bill"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  29.09.1942
Birthplace:  Miami / Florida
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.11.1984
Selection group:  Congress Observer
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 18.01.1986

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-61C  PSP  12.01. - 18.01.1986 6d 02h 03m 
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Total  6d 02h 03m 
           

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in political science from Yale University, 1965; doctorate of law degree from the University of Virginia, 1968; two honorary doctorates; Captain, USA Reserve, Ret.; Congressman of Florida; later lawyer in Melbourne, Florida; in November 2000 elected to the U.S. Senate.

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