Hurley, Douglas Gerald
(1966-) American test pilot astronaut, 2000-on. Flew on STS-127, STS-135. US Marine Corps.
Educated Tulane; Tennessee; Patuxent.
OFFICIAL NASA BIOGRAPHY
NAME: Douglas G. Hurley, Major, USMC, Pilot
BIRTHDATE/PLACE: October 21, 1966 - Endicott, NY
RESIDENCE WHEN RECRUITED: Lexington Park, MD
EDUCATION: Owego Free Academy, Owego, NY, 1984; B.S., Civil Engineering, Tulane University, 1988; M.S., Aviation Systems, University of Tennessee Space Institute, 2000 (expected)
POSITION WHEN RECRUITED: F/A-18 Project Officer Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD
Birth Place: Endicott, New York.
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Spaceflights: 2 .
Total time in space: 28.47 days.
Astronaut Category of persons, applied to those trained for spaceflight outside of Russia and China. More...
STS-127 Crew: Polansky, Hurley, Cassidy, Marshburn, Wolf, Payette. Deliver to the ISS and install the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM EF); Kibo Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Exposed Section (ELM-ES); and Spacelab Pallet - Deployable 2 (SLP-D2). More...
STS-135 Last flight of shuttle Atlantis and last space shuttle flight. Delivered supplies to keep ISS running at six-crew level until commercial resupply was to come on line in 2012. Crew: Ferguson; Hurley; Walheim; Magnus. Extra contingency mission at end of shuttle program. The crew trained as STS-335, a rescue mission to return the STS-134 crew to earth if they became marooned in space. After the safe return of STS-134, the mission proceeded as STS-135, with a reduced crew that could be returned over an 18 month period aboard Soyuz capsules in case the crew could not return in Atlantis. More...
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2000 July 27 -
- NASA Astronaut Training Group 18 selected. - .
Nation: USA. Related Persons: Antonelli; Barratt; Behnken; Boe; Bowen; Drew; Feustel; Ford; 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 July 15 -
22:03 GMT - .
: Cape Canaveral
. Launch Complex
: Cape Canaveral LC39A
. LV Family
. Launch Vehicle
- STS-127 - .
Call Sign: Endeavour. Crew: Polansky; Hurley; Cassidy; Payette; Marshburn; Wolf; Kopra. Payload: Endeavour F23 / ISS 2J/4. Mass: 120,000 kg (260,000 lb). Nation: USA. Agency: NASA. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: STS-127; ISS EO-20; ISS EO-19. Spacecraft: Endeavour. Duration: 15.60 days. Decay Date: 2009-07-31 . USAF Sat Cat: 35633 . COSPAR: 2009-038A. Apogee: 336 km (208 mi). Perigee: 328 km (203 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.20 min. Crew: Polansky, Hurley, Cassidy, Marshburn, Wolf, Payette. Deliver to the ISS and install the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM EF); Kibo Japanese Experiment Logistics Module - Exposed Section (ELM-ES); and Spacelab Pallet - Deployable 2 (SLP-D2).
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