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Bowersox, Kenneth Duane

Born: 1956 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Astronauts

1956 – Born on the 14th of November in Bedford, Indiana.

        – He was an American astronaut, a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions and an extended stay aboard the International Space Station.

1978 – Bowersox attended the United States Naval Academy and earned a degree in aerospace engineering before receiving his commission.

1987 – He served as a test pilot on A-7E and F/A-18 aircraft, and was selected as an astronaut candidate.

       – Bowersox holds the rank of Captain in the United States Navy.

       – Bowersox first flew as a pilot on the Space Shuttle missions STS-50 and STS-61, and commanded missions STS-73, a microgravity research mission and STS-82, a Hubble Space Telescope repair mission.

2002-2003 – With Don Pettit and Nikolai Budarin, Bowersox was a member of ISS Expedition 6.

        – Bowersox appeared on three episodes of the American TV show Home Improvement.

2006 – Bowersox retired on September 30th.