Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Robinson

Stephen Kern

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.10.1955
Birthplace:  Sacramento / California
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  09.12.1994
Selection group:  NASA-15
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 30.06.2012

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-85  MSP  07.08. - 19.08.1997 11d 20h 28m 
2  STS-95  MSP  29.10. - 07.11.1998 8d 21h 44m 
3  STS-114  MSP  26.07. - 09.08.2005 13d 21h 32m 
4  STS-130  MSP  08.02. - 22.02.2010 13d 18h 06m 
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6        
7        
Total  48d 09h 50m 
     

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-108  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical/aeronautical engineering from University of California-Davis, 1978; master of science and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Stanford University, 1985 and 1990, respectively; research scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 14; hobbies: Flying, antique aircraft, swimming, canoeing, hiking, music, art, stereo photography; he also plays lead guitar in the astronaut rock-n-roll band "Max-Q".

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Last update on July 03, 2012.