Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Wilmore

Barry Eugene "Butch"

USA

Barry Wilmore

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Personal data

Birthdate:  29.12.1962
Birthplace:  Murfreesboro / Tennessee
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  26.07.2000
Selection group:  NASA-18
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-129  PLT  16.11. - 27.11.2009 10d 19h 16m 
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Total  10d 19h 16m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-12M  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Captain, USN; Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Tennessee Technical University (TTU), 1985; master of science in Aviation Systems, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1994; master of science in electrical engineering from the TTU, 1994; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 17; he served as Test Pilot/Instructor at USAF Test Pilot School, Edwards AFB, California, when chosen for astronaut program.

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