Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Alfred Merrill

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  07.02.1932
Birthplace:  Jackson / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  CMP
Status:  Ret. 01.09.1975

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 15  CMP  26.07. - 07.08.1971 12d 07h 12m 
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Total  12d 07h 12m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Apollo 12  CMP

Additional information

Bachelor of science from U.S. Military Academy, 1955; master of science in astronautical and aeronautical engineering and instrumentation engineering from the University of Michigan, 1963; one hororary doctorate; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; later President, Jet Electronics and Technology; then Vice President of B. F. Goodrich Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan; currently (since 1994) Staff Vice President for Technology Acquisition, New Business Development in Bracksville, Ohio; hobbies: Bowling, water-skiing, swimming, handball, golf, racquetball.

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