Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Shriver

Loren James

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  23.09.1944
Birthplace:  Jefferson / Iowa
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  16.01.1978
Selection group:  NASA-8
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. ??.05.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51C  PLT  24.01. - 27.01.1985 3d 01h 33m 
2  STS-31  CDR  24.04. - 29.04.1990 5d 01h 16m 
3  STS-46  CDR  31.07. - 08.08.1992 7d 23h 15m 
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Total  16d 02h 04m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from the USAF Academy, 1967; master of science in astronautical engineering from Purdue University, 1968; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; hobbies: Softball, running, backpacking, camping, sailing; later Deputy Director of Space Transportation Systems Operation, Kennedy Space Center; retired from the NASA on March 31, 2000.

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