Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Patrick

Nicholas James MacDonald

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.03.1964
Birthplace:  Saltburn / UNITED KINGDOM
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  04.06.1998
Selection group:  NASA-17
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 31.05.2012

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-116  MSP  10.12. - 22.12.2006 12d 20h 44m 
2  STS-130  MSP  08.02. - 22.02.2010 13d 18h 06m 
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Total  26d 14h 50m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor and master of arts in engineering from University of Cambridge, 1986 and 1990, respectively; master of science and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from MIT, 1990 and 1996, respectively; Senior Systems and Human Factors Engineer at the Boeing company; hobbies: Flying, reading, hiking, skiing, scuba diving.

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Last update on June 16, 2012.