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Flew on STS 51-F. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 190. S. Air Force Born August 26, 1932, in Dickinson County, Kansas. Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from University of Kansas. Flew 16 flights in USAF/NASA X-15 - 3 flights into space; flew on Space Shuttle approach and landing tests 2 and 4, STS-2, and STS 51-I. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 224. S. S. Air Force (Retired) Born January 28, 1939, in Goosecreek, Texas. S. Air Force Institute of Technology; doctorate of philosophy in aeronautics and astronautics from University of Washington.

Flew on STS-7 and STS 51-G. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 316. , Civilian Born April 1, 1946, in Dallas, Texas. Bachelor of arts from Stanford University; master of science in engineering from University of Houston; doctorate of medicine from University of Florida. Flew on STS 51-I. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 170. Cumulative EVA time is more than 11 hours. S. Air Force (Retired) Born October 11, 1936, in Rochester, New York. Bachelor and master of science in mechanical engineering from California Institute of Technology.

Flew on STS-28, STS-41, STS-50 and STS-64. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 813. S. , Civilian Born May 26, 1951, in Los Angeles, California. Bachelor of science in physics; bachelor of arts in English; master of science and doctorate of philosophy in physics from Stanford University. Flew on STS-7 and STS 41-G. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 343. S. Navy (Retired) Born March 12, 1923, in Hackensack, New Jersey. S. S. Naval Test Pilot School. Flew on Mercury 8, Gemini 6, and Apollo 7.

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