William Oefelein

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Birthday
29, 1965
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Pilot of the STS-116 mission and one of the first astronauts to be dismissed from NASA.

Before Fame

He earned a Master's degree in Aviation Systems from the University of Tennessee Space Institute.

Trivia

He had a two-year affair with fellow astronaut Lisa Nowak, who in 2007 attempted to kidnap his then girlfriend Colleen Shipman.

Family Life

He married Colleen Shipman in 2010, after having two children with his first wife Michaella Davis.

Associated With

He and Lisa Nowak were the first astronauts to be dismissed from NASA.