Encyclopedia Astronautica

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Wilmore, Barry Eugene 'Butch' (1962-) American test pilot astronaut, 2000-on.

Educated Tennesse Tech; Tennessee-Knoxville; Edwards.


NAME: Barry E. Wilmore, Lieutenant Commander, USN, Pilot

BIRTHDATE/PLACE: December 29, 1962 - Murfreesboro, TN


EDUCATION: Mt. Juliet High School, Mt. Juliet, TN, 1981; B.S. Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1985; M.S., Electrical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, 1994; M.S., Aviation Systems, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1994.

POSITION WHEN RECRUITED: Test Pilot/Instructor U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Edwards AFB, CA

Birth Place: Murfreesboro, Tennesse.
Status: Active.
Born: 1962.12.29.
Spaceflights: 1 .
Total time in space: 10.80 days.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Astronaut Category of persons, applied to those trained for spaceflight outside of Russia and China. More...

Associated Flights
  • STS-129 Crew: Hobaugh, Wilmore, Foreman, Bresnik, Melvin, Satcher. Resupply mission to deliver to the ISS the EXPRESS Logistics Carrier 1 (ELC1) and EXPRESS Logistics Carrier 2 (ELC2). More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • USN American agency overseeing development of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. USN Joint Task Force 7, USA. More...

  • NASA Astronaut Biographies, Johnson Space Center, NASA, 1995-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Wilmore Chronology

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 November 16 - . 19:28 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39A. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
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