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Wood, Robert Jackson
Wood Robert
Wood Robert
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American physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1985-1986.

Status: Deceased; Active 1985-1986. Born: 1957-06-26. Died: 2009-02-19. Birth Place: Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

Bachelor of science in physics from Honors Tutorial College, University of Ohio, 1978. Master of science in physics from MIT, 1980. McDonnell-Douglas engineer. Commercial Payload Specialist Selection 1 on June 26, 1983. Unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut group 13. Systems engineer on the Joint Direct Attack Munitions program. Killed when rear-ended by drunken driver. Died in St. Charles County, Missouri.


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Family: Payload Specialist Astronaut. Country: USA. Flights: STS-61-M, STS-71-D. Agency: McDonnell Douglas. Bibliography: 4452, 6221.

1957 June 26 - .
  • Birth of Robert Jackson Wood - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Wood, Robert. American physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1985-1986..

1986 July - .
1987 February - .
  • STS-71-D (cancelled) - . Crew: Wood, Robert. Backup Crew: Walker. Payload: Communications satellites. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Walker, Wood, Robert. Program: STS. Flight: STS-71-D. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Columbia. Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. .

2009 February 19 - .
  • Death of Robert Jackson Wood at St. Charles County, Missouri - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Wood, Robert. American physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1985-1986..


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