Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Walz

Carl Erwin

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.09.1955
Birthplace:  Cleveland / Ohio
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 05.12.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-51  MSP  12.09.1993 - 22.09.1993 9d 20h 11m 
2  STS-65  MSP  08.07.1994 - 23.07.1994 14d 17h 55m 
3  STS-79  MSP  16.09.1996 - 26.09.1996 10d 03h 19m 
4  STS-108 / ISS-04 / STS-111  Flight Engineer  05.12.2001 - 19.06.2002 195d 19h 39m 
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6        
7        
Total  230d 13h 04m 
 

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-102  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from Kent State University, Ohio, 1977; master of science in solid state physics from John Carroll University, Ohio, 1979; Colonel, USAF; flight test engineer; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 12; hobbies: Music (piano and vocal), sports; he was lead singer for the astronaut rock-n-roll Band "Max Q"; Office of Space Science, NASA Headquarters.

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