Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Albert, Jr. "Al"

USA

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Personal data

Birhdate:  03.05.1949
Birthplace:  Boston / Massachusetts
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  06.08.1990
Selection group:  USML-1 / USML-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 05.11.1995

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-73  PSP  20.10. - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 53m 
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Total  15d 21h 53m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-50  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, 1973; Ph.D. in chemical engineering from MIT, 1977; Professor at Worcester Polytechnic University; since January 1998 - Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; hobbies: Jogging, reading, walking, scuba diving.

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