Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Veach

Charles Lacy

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  18.09.1944
Birthplace:  Chicago / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.05.1984
Selection group:  NASA-10
Position:  MSP
Status:  died 03.10.1995
Date of death:  03.10.1995
Place of death:  Houston / Texas

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-39  MSP  28.04. - 06.05.1991 8d 07h 22m 
2  STS-52  MSP  22.10. - 01.11.1992 9d 20h 56m 
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Total  18d 04h 18m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in engineering management from USAF Academy, 1966; Lieutenant Colonel, USAF Reserve, ret.; he flew 275 combat missions in Vietnam; member of the USAF Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds; research pilot at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas; hobbies: Surfing, bicycling, reading, activities with his family; he died of cancer.

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Last update on July 03, 2009.