Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Scott Duane

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  12.12.1959
Birthplace:  Granite Falls / Minnesota
Marital status:  single
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.05.1993
Selection group:  ASTRO-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 18.03.1995

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-67  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid, City, South Dakota, 1982; master of science in space technology from the Florida Institute of Technolgy, Melbourne, Florida, 1986; candidate for Astro-2 APS; alternate payload specialist for STS-67; Hobbies: Music (keyboard), amateur radio, scuba diving, skiing (nordic and downhill); soaring; engineer at Kennedy Space Center; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 14, 16, 17 and 18.

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