Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Richard Alan

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.06.1956
Birthplace:  Mount Clemens / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 31.12.1998

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-58  PLT  18.10. - 01.11.1993 14d 00h 12m 
2  STS-76  PLT  22.03. - 31.03.1996 9d 05h 16m 
3  STS-90  CDR  17.04. - 03.05.1998 15d 21h 50m 
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Total  39d 03h 18m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from USAF Academy, 1978; master of science in aeronautics from CalTech, 1979; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; hobbies: Running, soccer, radio-controlled model aircraft, scouting, backpacking, classical music; until March 2003 Test Pilot, Dryden Flight Research Center.

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Last update on August 23, 2010.