Biographies of International Astronauts

Williams

Dafydd Rhys "Dave"

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  16.05.1954
Birthplace:  Saskatoon / Saskatchewan
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.06.1992
Selection group:  CSA-2
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 01.03.2008

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-90  MSP  17.04. - 03.05.1998 15d 21h 50m 
2  STS-118  MSP  08.08. - 21.08.2007 12d 17h 56m 
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Total  28d 15h 46m 
         

Additional information

Bachelor of science in biology from McGill University, Montreal, 1976; master of science in physiology; doctorate of medicine; master of surgery from McGill University, Montreal, 1983; since 1995 NASA astronaut; hobbies: flying, scuba diving, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, downhill and cross-country skiing; from July 1998 until September 2002 Director, Space and Life Sciences, JSC.

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