David Leestma

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Birthday
6, 1949
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Muskegon, MI

About

Former U.S. Navy captain and NASA astronaut who served on three Space Shuttle missions. He flew aboard the Challenger, Columbia, and Atlantis.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in aeronautical engineering from the Unites States Naval Academy.

Trivia

He received the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal in 1993 and 1994.

Family Life

He married Patti K. Opp.

Associated With

He and John Blaha were both members of NASA Astronaut Group 9.