Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Jerry Lynn

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  20.01.1948
Birthplace:  Crown Point / Indiana
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  19.05.1980
Selection group:  NASA-9
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 20.01.2012

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-61B  MSP  27.11. - 03.12.1985 6d 21h 04m 
2  STS-27  MSP  02.12. - 07.12.1988 4d 09h 05m 
3  STS-37  MSP  05.04. - 11.04.1991 5d 23h 32m 
4  STS-55  MSP  26.04. - 06.05.1993 9d 23h 40m 
5  STS-74  MSP  12.11. - 20.11.1995 8d 04h 31m 
6  STS-88  MSP  04.12. - 15.12.1998 11d 19h 18m 
7  STS-110  MSP  08.04. - 19.04.2002 10d 19h 42m 
Total  58d 00h 52m 

Additional information

Bachelor and master of science in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, 1970 and 1972, respectively; recipient of one honorary doctorate; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; flight test engineer; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 8; hobbies: Softball, racquetball, woodworking, model rocketry, photography, flying, genealogy; first, who flew seven times into space; was Chief, Vehicle Integration Test Office, JSC.

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