Biographies of International Astronauts

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Chris Austin

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.08.1959
Birthplace:  Sarnia / Ontario
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  09.06.1992
Selection group:  CSA-2
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 03.07.2013

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-74  MSP  12.11.1995 - 20.11.1995 8d 04h 31m 
2  STS-100  MSP  19.04.2001 - 01.05.2001 11d 21h 31m 
3  Soyuz TMA-07M / ISS-34 / ISS-35  Flight Engineer / ISS-CDR  19.12.2012 - 14.05.2013 145d 14h 16m 
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Total  165d 16h 21m 
   

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-15  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz TMA-05M  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, 1982; master of science in aviation systems from University of Tennessee, 1992; Colonel, Canadian Air Force, Ret.; test pilot; hobbies: Skiing, volleyball, guitar, singing, riding, writing, soccer; later CapCom at NASA; Chief Astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency; in 2001 he became NASA Director of Operations at the TsPK in Moscow.

Personal patches

Source: www.spacepatches.nl

 

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Last update on July 14, 2013.