Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Stuart Allen "Stu"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.08.1933
Birthplace:  Durango / Colorado
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  CMP
Status:  Ret. 01.02.1976
Date of death:  12.12.1994
Place of death:  Falls Church / Virginia

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 14  CMP  31.01. - 09.02.1971 9d 00h 01m 
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Total  9d 00h 01m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Apollo 16  CMP
2  Apollo 17  CMP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from the University of Colorado; recipient of one honorary doctorate, 1971; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; later owner and president, Gulf Coast Coors, Inc., Gulfport, Mississippi; died due to complications of pancreatitis.

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