Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Kenneth Hugh

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate  19.02.1946
Birthplace:  New York City
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  20.06.1984
Selection group:  ASTRO-1
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 11.12.1990

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-35  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Astronomy from the California Institute of Technology, 1967; Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, San Diego, 1972; Project Assistant, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1973-1974; Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1974-1980; Associate Professor, Department of Astronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980-1986; Payload Specialist, NASA/University of Wisconsin-Madison, July 1984 - December 1990; Professor, Washburn Observatory, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986-present; Director, Space Astronomy Lab, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996-present; served as backup for STS-61E, STS-35.

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