Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Mark Lewis "Roman"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.06.1956
Birthplace:  Paterson / New Jersey
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 30.06.2012

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-98  PLT  07.02. - 20.02.2001 12d 21h 21m 
2  STS-116  CDR  10.12. - 22.12.2006 12d 20h 44m 
3  STS-127  CDR  15.07. - 31.07.2009 15d 16h 45m 
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Total  41d 10h 50m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering and master of science in aeronautics and astronautics from Purdue University, both 1978; test pilot; joined NASA as research pilot; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 13 and 15; hobbies: Ice hockey, snow skiing, light aircraft flying, music, arts.

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Last update on July 12, 2012.