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Antonelli, Dominic Anthony 'Tony'
Antonelli
Antonelli
Credit: www.spacefacts.de
American test pilot astronaut, 2000-2015.

Status: Inactive; active 2000-2015. Born: 1967-08-23. Spaceflights: 2 . Total time in space: 24.58 days. Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan.

Educated MIT; Washington.

Official NASA Biography as of June 2016:Dominic A. Antonelli (Commander, USN)
NASA Astronaut

PERSONAL DATA: Born in Detroit, Michigan. Raised in Indiana and North Carolina. Married with two children. Interests include snowboarding and NASCAR.

EDUCATION: Graduated from Douglas Byrd High School, Fayetteville, North Carolina; B.S., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., Aeronautics & Astronautics, University of Washington.

SPECIAL HONORS: Navy Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal, NASA Return-to-Flight Award, and various service awards.

EXPERIENCE: Antonelli served as a fleet Naval Aviator and Landing Signal Officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz with the Blue Diamonds, Strike Fighter Squadron VFA-146, flying F/A-18C Hornets in support of Operation Southern Watch.

Antonelli has accumulated over 3,200 hours in 41 different kinds of aircraft and has completed 273 carrier arrested landings. He is a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School (Navy Exchange Pilot).

NASA EXPERIENCE: Selected as a pilot by NASA in 2000. He completed 18 months of training and evaluation as an Astronaut Candidate. Antonelli initially served in various technical assignments in support of the Astronaut Office. A veteran of two space flights, Antonelli has logged a total of 24 days, 3 hours, 57 minutes and 35 seconds in space.

SPACE FLIGHT EXPERIENCE: Antonelli flew his first mission in space as the pilot of STS-119 aboard Space Shuttle Discovery in March 2009. The flight delivered the S6 Integrated Truss Segment and the final pair of power-generating solar array wings to the International Space Station.

Antonelli also served as pilot on STS-132 Atlantis (May 14-26, 2010) the 32nd Shuttle flight to the International Space Station. STS-132 delivered an Integrated Cargo Carrier and a Russian-build Mini Research Module to the Station. The STS-132 mission was completed in 186 orbits, traveling 4,879,978 miles in 11 days, 18 hours, 28 minutes and 2 seconds.

MAY 2012

OFFICIAL NASA BIOGRAPHY

NAME: Dominic A. Antonelli, Lieutenant, USN, Pilot

BIRTHDATE/PLACE: August 23, 1967 - Detroit, MI

RESIDENCE WHEN RECRUITED: Ridgecrest, CA

EDUCATION: Douglas Byrd High School, Fayetteville, NC, 1985; B.S., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989; M.S., Aeronautics & Astronautics, University of Washington, 2000 (expected).

POSITION WHEN RECRUITED: Project Officer/Weapons Test Pilot F/A-18 Advanced Weapons Laboratory Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA


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Family: Astronaut, NASA Group 18 - 2000. Country: USA. Flights: STS-119, STS-132. Agency: USN. Bibliography: 12, 5114.

1967 August 23 - .
  • Birth of Dominic Anthony 'Tony' Antonelli - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Antonelli. American test pilot astronaut, 2000-on..

2000 July 27 - .
  • NASA Astronaut Training Group 18 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Antonelli, Barratt, Behnken, Boe, Bowen, Drew, Feustel, Ford, Kevin, Garan, Good, Hurley, Kopra, McArthur, Megan, Nyberg, Stott, Virts, Wilmore.

    The group was selected to provide pilot, engineer, and scientist astronauts for space shuttle flights.. Qualifications: Pilots: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics. Advanced degree desirable. At least 1,000 flight-hours of pilot-in-command time. Flight test experience desirable. Excellent health. Vision minimum 20/50 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20 vision; maximum sitting blood pressure 140/90. Height between 163 and 193 cm.

    Mission Specialists: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics and minimum three years of related experience or an advanced degree. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. Seven pilots and ten mission specialists; 14 men and 3 women.


2009 March 15 - . 23:43 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-119 - . Call Sign: Discovery. Crew: Acaba, Antonelli, Archambault, Arnold, Ricky, Phillips, Swanson. Payload: Discovery F35 /. Mass: 120,860 kg (266,450 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: STS-119. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Discovery. Duration: 12.81 days. Decay Date: 2009-03-28 . USAF Sat Cat: 34541 . COSPAR: 2009-012A. Apogee: 353 km (219 mi). Perigee: 335 km (208 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.40 min. Crew: Archambault, Antonelli, Phillips, Swanson, Acaba, Arnold. ISS assembly mission. Delivered to the ISS and installed the fourth starboard truss segment (ITS S6) and fourth set of solar arrays and batteries..

2010 May 14 - . 18:20 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-132 - . Call Sign: Atlantis. Crew: Antonelli, Bowen, Good, Ham, Reisman, Sellers. Payload: Atlantis F32 / Node 3. Mass: 110,000 kg (240,000 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: Soyuz TMA-17, Soyuz TMA-18, STS-132. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Duration: 11.77 days. Decay Date: 2010-05-26 . USAF Sat Cat: 36572 . COSPAR: 2010-019A. Apogee: 359 km (223 mi). Perigee: 336 km (208 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.50 min. Crew: Ham;Antonelli;Good;Sellers;Bowen;Reisman. Deliver to the ISS and install Node 3 with Cupola. With this mission ISS assembly was completed..


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