Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Kjell Norwood


Kjell Lindgren

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Personal data

Birthdate:  23.01.1973
Birthplace:  Taipei / Taiwan
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  29.06.2009
Selection group:  NASA-20
Position:  MSP
Status:  active


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TMA-17M / ISS-44 / ISS-45  Flight Engineer  22.07. - 11.12.2015 141d 16h 09m 
2  SpaceX Crew-4 / ISS-67 / ISS-68  CDR / Flight Engineer  27.04. - 14.10.2022 170d 13h 02m 
Total  312d 05h 11m 
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Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TMA-15M  Flight Engineer
2  Crew Dragon SpX-DM2  SC / JOC
3  SpaceX Crew-1  SC / JOC
4  SpaceX Crew-3  CDR

Additional information

University of Texas Medical Branch-Wyle flight surgeon for NASA’s Space Shuttle, International Space Station and Constellation Programs; Bachelor of Science, Biology, Minor in Mandarin Chinese from the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Master of Science, Cardiovascular Physiology from the Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1996; M.D. from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, 2002; Master of Health Informatics from the University of Minnesota, 2006; Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 2007; Hobbies: spending time with his family, running/exercise, outdoor activities, scuba, amateur astronomy, reading, movies, working with computers and church activities.


Last update on October 15, 2022.