Musgrave Franklin Story MS STS6 Ms Sts 51FSpacelab 2 MS STS33 MS STS44 MS STS61 MS STS80

Born: 1935 Aug 19 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Qualifications: (1958) BS in maths and statistics from Syracuse University; (1959) MA in operational analysis and computer programming from University of California at Los Angeles; (1960) BA in chemistry from Marietta College; (1964) MD from Columbia University; (1966) MS in physiology and biophysics from University of Kentucky; (1987) MA in literature from University of Houston. NASA career: (1967 Aug 4) selected as a NASA scientist-astronaut, Group 6; (1967— 1969) astronaut academic, simulator, survival and jet pilot training programme; (from 1969) worked on AAP/Skylab issues; (1973) back-up science pilot, Skylab 2, the first manned mission; (1973—1974) incidental Capcom, Skylab 3 and Skylab 4; (from 1974) worked on Shuttle development, specifically in EVA and Spacelab issues; (1974 Oct) participated in Spacelab Medical Demonstration 1 ground test, part of the Spacelab development programme; (1976 Jan) participated in the second Spacelab ground simulation, SMS-II; (1977) participated in tests of the Shuttle EMU suit; (1979— 1982) worked in SAIL, testing Shuttle computer software; (1983 Apr 4—9) flew as MS, STS-6 (120 hours), a TDRS deployment mission. Performed the first Shuttle-based demonstration EVA, of 4 hours 17 minutes; (1985 Jul 29—Aug 6) flew as MS, STS 51-F/Spacelab 2, a solar physics, astronomy and Earth sciences mission (190 hours); (1989 Nov 22—27) flew as MS, STS-33, a classified DoD mission. Served as Head of the Mission Support Branch of the CB; (1990—1991) CB support for STS-36,31,41,38 and 35; (1991 Nov 24—Dec 1) flew as MS, STS-44 (166 hours), another classified DoD mission. CB support for STS-50, 49, 46, and 47; (1993 Dec 2—12) flew as MS, STS-61 (259 hours), the first Hubble Space Telescope Service Mission. Completed three EVAs totalling over 22 hours. CB support for STS-62, 64, 65, 68,66,63,67, 71, 73, 72, 74 and 75; (1996 Nov 19—Dec 7) flew as MS, STS-80, a space sciences research flight; (1997 Sep) informed that he would not be assigned to a seventh mission due to his age (he was 62), he left NASA after thirty years' service to become a consultant and public speaker. He was the only person to fly into orbit on all five Shuttle orbiters.

Musgrave logged over 1280 hours in space, and in excess of 26 hours on EVA in six missions.

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