Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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James Hansen

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.10.1956
Birthplace:  Chuuk (formerly Truk) / MICRONESIA
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Job:Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.07.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51  MSP  12.09. - 22.09.1993 9d 20h 11m 
2  STS-69  MSP  07.09. - 18.09.1995 10d 20h 28m 
3  STS-88  MSP  04.15. - 15.12.1998 11d 19h 18m 
4  STS-109  MSP  01.03. - 12.03.2002 10d 22h 10m 
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Total  43d 10h 07m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in physics from Dartmouth College, 1978; master of arts and Ph.D. in physics from Rice University, 1982 and 1984 respectively; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 11; hobbies: hiking, soccer, softball, squash, soaring; was Director Human Spaceflight Program, Russia; since March 2006 NASA Visiting Professor, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.

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Last update on July 11, 2009.