Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Young

Laurence Retman

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.12.1935
Birthplace:  New York City
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.12.1991
Selection group:  SLS-2
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 01.11.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1        
2        
3        
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total   

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  STS-58  PSP

Additional information

Bachelor of arts in physics from Amherst College, 1957; bachelor of science in electrical engineering from MIT, 1957; master of science and Sc.D. in electrical engineering and instrumentation from MIT 1959 and 1962, respectively; professor of aeronautics and astronautics at MIT; was selected as candidate for STS-58; currently Director, National Space Biomedical Research Institute, Houston, Texas.

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Last update on July 05, 2009.