Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Rubio

Francisco Carlos "Frank"

USA

Francisco Rubio

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Los Angeles / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  07.06.2017
Selection group:  NASA-22
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Was 41 years at the time of selection. Maj.., U.S. Army, is originally from Miami. He earned a bachelor's degree in international relations at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a doctorate of medicine from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Rubio has accumulated more than 1,100 hours of flight time in helicopters, including 600 hours of combat and imminent danger time. He's currently serving as a surgeon for the 3rd Battalion of the Army's 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson, Colorado.

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Last update on June 10, 2017.