Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Kent Vernon

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  07.08.1956
Birthplace:  Del Norte / Colorado
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 30.09.2006

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-73  PLT  20.10. - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 53m 
2  STS-80  PLT  19.11. - 07.12.1996 17d 15h 53m 
3  STS-85  PLT  07.08. - 19.08.1997 11d 20h 28m 
4  STS-96  CDR  27.05. - 06.06.1999 9d 19h 13m 
5  STS-100  CDR  19.04. - 01.05.2001 11d 21h 31m 
6        
7        
Total  67d 02h 58m 
   

Additional information

Bachelor of science in civil engineering from Colorado State University, 1978; master of science in aeronautical engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1987; Captain, USN; test pilot; hobbies: Snow and water skiing, horseback riding, running; Deputy Director, Flight Crew Operations, JSC; was since December 2002 Chief Astronaut Office, JSC.

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