Bowersox, Kenneth Duane

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Born: Nov 14, 1956 AD
Currently alive, at 57 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.
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