Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Scobee

Francis Richard "Dick"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.05.1939
Birthplace:  Cle Elum / Washington
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  CDR
Status:  died 28.01.1986
Date of death:  28.01.1986
Place of death:  Cape Canaveral / Florida

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-41C  PLT  06.04. - 13.04.1984 6d 23h 40m 
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Total  6d 23h 40m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from University of Arizona, 1965; Major, USAF, Ret.; died in the Challenger disaster (STS-51L); hobbies: Painting, woodworking, motorbiking, racquetball, jogging.

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