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Watterson, John Brett
Watterson
Watterson
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American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1979-1986.

Status: Inactive; Active 1979-1986. Born: 1949-09-10. Birth Place: Garden City, New York.

Bachelor of science in physics from Virginia Military College, 1971. Master of science in engineering physics from U. S. Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 1976 . Stationed in the Pentagon. Later he joined Hughes Space and Communications, El Segundo, California.


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Family: DoD Group 1 - 1979, Military Spaceflight Engineer Astronaut. Country: USA. Flights: STS-41-E, STS-62-A. Agency: USAF. Bibliography: 4452.

1949 September 10 - .
  • Birth of John Brett Watterson - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Watterson. American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1979-1986..

1979 August 1 - .
  • DoD Astronaut Training Group 1 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Casserino, Detroye, Hamel, Higbee, Joseph, Lydon, Payton, Rij, Sefchek, Sundberg, Vidrine, Watterson, Wright, Keith.

    The group was selected to provide shuttle manned spaceflight engineers to operate military payloads.. Qualifications: USAF, Navy, or Army officers with bachelor's degree in science or engineering; four years experience in flying or space-related activities. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. 13 were selected from 222 candidates. The existence of the group was secret until 1985.


1984 July - .
1986 July - .

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