Michael R. Clifford

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Birthday
13, 1952
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
California

About

NASA astronaut and U.S. Army Aviator with over 3,400 hours of flying time and 12 hours of spacewalk time. He has flown aboard the Discovery, Endeavour, and Atlantis.

Before Fame

He was a First Class Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

Trivia

He was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 1994 and was the subject of a documentary detailing his struggle with the disease.

Family Life

His first son, Richard, was born in March 1980.

Associated With

He flew aboard the space shuttle Discovery like fellow astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who was later killed in the ill-fated Challenger mission.