James Van Hoften

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Birthday
11, 1944
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
California

About

Retired NASA astronaut who served as mission specialist on two Space Shuttle missions.

Before Fame

He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy and a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force.

Trivia

He logged 22 hours of EVA (extra-vehicular activity).

Family Life

He married and had three children.

Associated With

He, like Apollo astronaut Thomas P. Stafford, was a Navy pilot.