Loren Shriver

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Birthday
23, 1944
Birthplace
Jefferson, IA
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Jefferson, IA

About

Flew on three spaceflights, piloting one and serving as commander on two. He was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame in May 2008.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a test pilot before being selected as an astronaut in 1978.

Trivia

He went on to become the Deputy Director for Launch and Payload Processing at the Kennedy Space Center.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Susan.

Associated With

He was a test pilot like astronaut Michael Collins.