Samuel T. Durrance

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Birthday
17, 1943
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Florida

About

American scientist who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a payload specialist. His research concerns the origins and evolution of the solar systems and he has written over 60 technical papers on the subject.

Before Fame

He attended Cal State L.A. before attaining a Doctor of Philosophy degree in astro-geophysics at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1980.

Trivia

He has logged over 615 hours in space as a payload specialist and member of the crew of Space Shuttle Columbia.

Family Life

He resided in Florida where he was a professor at Florida Tech.

Associated With

He helped astronauts like John Glenn.