Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Wisoff

Peter Jeffrey Kelsay "Jeff"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.08.1958
Birthplace:  Norfolk / Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 21.09.2001

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-57  MSP  21.06. - 01.07.1993 9d 23h 44m 
2  STS-68  MSP  30.09. - 11.10.1994 11d 05h 46m 
3  STS-81  MSP  12.01. - 22.01.1997 10d 04h 56m 
4  STS-92  MSP  11.10. - 24.10.2000 12d 21h 43m 
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Total  44d 08h 09m 
     

Additional information

Bachelor of science in physics from the University of Virginia, 1980; master of science and Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford University, 1982 and 1986, respectively; worked at Rice University; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 12; hobbies: Scuba diving, racquetball, swimming, sailing; since end 1999 married to astronaut Tamara Jernigan; joins the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in northern California.

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Last update on July 04, 2009.