Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Walheim

Rex Joseph

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  10.10.1962
Birthplace:  Redwood City / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  01.05.1996
Selection group:  NASA-16
Position:  MSP
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-110  MSP  08.04. - 19.04.2002 10d 19h 42m 
2  STS-122  MSP  07.02. - 20.02.2008 12d 18h 22m 
3  STS-135  MSP  08.07. - 21.07.2011 12d 18h 28m 
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7        
Total  36d 08h 32m 
       

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of California-Berkeley, 1984; master of science in industrial engineering from the University of Houston, 1989; Colonel, USAF; test pilot; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 15; hobbies: skiing, hiking, softball, football.

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Last update on July 21, 2011.