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Dale Gardner

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Dale Allan Gardner
Born(1948-11-08)November 8, 1948
DiedFebruary 19, 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 65)
Colorado, U.S.
OccupationNaval Flight Officer
Space career
NASA astronaut
RankCaptain, USN
Time in space
14d 00h 52m
Selection1978 NASA Group
Total EVAs
Total EVA time
12 hours 14 minutes
MissionsSTS-8, STS-51-A
Mission insignia
RetirementOctober 1986

Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) was an American NASA astronaut. He flew two Space Shuttle missions during the early 1980s. He was born in Fairmont, Minnesota.

Gardner died from a brain hemorrhage on February 19, 2014 in his Colorado home. He was aged 65. He was outlived by his two children.[1]


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  1. "Dale Gardner, jetpack-flying astronaut who salvaged satellites, dies at 65". collectSPACE. February 21, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2014.

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