Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Shepherd

William McMichael

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.07.1949
Birthplace:  Oak Ridge / Tennessee
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  23.05.1984
Selection group:  NASA-10
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 14.08.2002

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-27  MSP  02.12.1988 - 07.12.1988 4d 09h 05m 
2  STS-41  MSP  06.10.1990 - 10.10.1990 4d 02h 10m 
3  STS-52  MSP  22.10.1992 - 01.11.1992 9d 20h 56m 
4  Soyuz TM-31 / ISS-01 / STS-102  ISS-CDR  31.10.2000 - 21.03.2001 140d 23h 38m 
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Total  159d 07h 49m 
   

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, 1971; master of science in mechanical engineering and degree of ocean engineerer from MIT, 1978; Captain, USN, Ret.; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 9; hobbies: Sailing, swimming, working in his garage.

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Last update on July 12, 2009.