Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Michael Eladio "LA"


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Personal data

Birthdate:  30.05.1958
Birthplace:  Madrid / SPAIN
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  31.03.1992
Selection group:  NASA-14
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. ??.03.2012


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-73  MSP  20.10.1995 - 05.11.1995 15d 21h 52m 
2  STS-92  MSP  11.10.2000 - 24.10.2000 12d 21h 42m 
3  STS-113  MSP  24.11.2002 - 07.12.2002 13d 18h 47m 
4  Soyuz TMA-9 / ISS-14  ISS-CDR  18.09.2006 - 21.04.2007 215d 08h 22m 
Total  257d 22h 43m 

Additional information

Bachelor of science in systems engineering from U.S. Naval Academy, 1980; master of science in aeronautical engineering from U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, 1988; Captain, USN, Ret.; engineering test pilot; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 13; hobbies: Sports, traveling, cooking; was Technical Assistant, EVA Project Office, JSC; was Flight Crew Operations Directorate Assistant Director for ISS.

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Last update on May 18, 2016.