Dale Gardner

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Dale Allan Gardner
NASA astronaut
Born(1948-11-08)November 8, 1948
Fairmont, Minnesota, U.S.
DiedFebruary 19, 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 65)
Colorado, U.S.
Other occupationNaval Flight Officer
RankCaptain, USN
Time in space14d 00h 52m
Selection1978 NASA Group
Total EVAs2
Total EVA time12 hours 14 minutes
MissionsSTS-8, STS-51-A
Mission insigniaSTS-8 patch.svg STS-51A Patch.svg
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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