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Joseph Richard "Joe"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.01.1950
Birthplace:  Danville / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.09.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-66  MSP  03.11. - 14.11.1994 10d 22h 34m 
2  STS-82  MSP  11.02. - 21.02.1997 9d 23h 37m 
3  STS-97  MSP  01.12. - 11.12.2000 10d 19h 58m 
4  STS-115  MSP  09.09. - 21.09.2006 11d 19h 06m 
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Total  43d 13h 15m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois, 1973; aerospace engineer and research pilot, NASA, JSC; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 12; hobbies: Swimming, camping, mountaineering, spending time with his family; currently Senior Instructor, Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES), University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Last update on July 12, 2009.