Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Russell Louis "Rusty"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.10.1935
Birthplace:  Neptune / New Jersey
Marital status:  married
Children:  seven
Selection date:  17.10.1963
Selection group:  NASA-3
Position:  LMP
Status:  Ret. 01.07.1979

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 9  LMP  03.03. - 13.03.1969 10d 01h 00m 
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Total  10d 01h 00m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Skylab 2  CDR

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from MIT, 1956; master of science in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT, 1963; later Chairman, Antarctic Safety Panel, National Science Foundation; then President NSR Communications; since August 1994 Vicepresident of CTA Inc., Rockville, Maryland; from 1996 - 1998 President and CEO ALOHA Networks, Inc.; now Chairman of the Board of the B612 Foundation; hobbies: Bicycling, backpacking, hunting, fishing.

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