Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Phillips

Robert Ward

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.01.1929
Birthplace:  Peoria / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  09.01.1984
Selection group:  Spacelab-4 / SLS-1
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 14.06.1991
Day of death:  26.02.2013
Place of death:  ?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-40  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in Biology and D.V.M. from Colorado State University, 1959 and 1961, respectively; Ph.D. in physiology from University of California, Davis, 1965; was assigned for STS-71E and as backup for STS-40; later Chief scientist, NASA (Space Station Freedom); then NASA's JPL; was since April 1999 Professor Department of Physiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

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Last update on March 09, 2013.