Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Stevenson

Robert Everett

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.01.1921
Birthplace:  Fullerton / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  13.06.1984
Selection group:  USN-Observer
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1984
Date of death:  12.08.2001
Place of death:  Princeville / Hawaii

Spaceflights

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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-41G  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of arts and master of arts in oceanography from the University of California 1946 and 1948, respectively; Ph.D. in Marine Geology from the University of Southern California, 1954; is called "father" of space oceanography; he advised the crew of Gemini 12 in oceanography; was assigned for STS-41G, but his first wife falled ill and he was replaced by Paul Scully-Power; later he was assigned for STS-61K (cancelled after the Challenger disaster); since 1988 retired; died of cancer.

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