Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Franklin Story


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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.08.1935
Birthplace:  Boston, Massachusetts
Marital status:  married
Children:  six
Selection date:  04.08.1967
Selection group:  NASA-6
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 02.09.1997


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-6 Challenger  MS  04.04. - 09.04.1983 5d 00h 23m 
2  STS-51F Challenger  MS  29.07. - 06.08.1985 7d 22h 45m 
3  STS-33 Discovery  MS  23.11. - 28.11.1989 5d 00h 06m 
4  STS-44 Atlantis  MS  24.11. - 01.12.1991 6d 22h 50m 
5  STS-61 Endeavour  MS  02.12. - 13.12.1993 10d 19h 58m 
6  STS-80 Columbia  MS  19.11. - 07.12.1996 17d 15h 53m 
Total  53d 09h 55m 

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Skylab 2  SPT

Additional information

Bachelor of science in mathematics and statistics from Syracuse University, 1958; master of business administration in operations analysis and computer programming from University of California, 1959; bachelor of arts in chemistry from Marietta College, 1960; doctorate in medicine (M.D.) from Columbia University, 1964; master of science in physiology and biophysics from the University of Kentucky, 1966; master of arts in literature from the University of Houston 1987; hobbies: chess, flying, gardening, literary criticism, microcomputer, parachuting, photography, reading, running, scuba diving, soaring; later he worked in the communications industry.


Last update on August 25, 2018.