Doug Hurley

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Douglas G. Hurley
Douglas Gerald Hurley

(1966-10-21) October 21, 1966 (age 57)
Alma materTulane University
OccupationTest pilot
Space career
NASA astronaut
RankColonel, USMC
Time in space
92d 10h 38min[1]
Selection2000 NASA Group
MissionsSTS-127, STS-135, SpX-DM2
Mission insignia

Douglas Gerald Hurley (born October 21, 1966) is an American engineer, former Marine Corps pilot, and former NASA astronaut. He piloted Space Shuttle missions STS-127 (July 2009)[2] and STS-135 (July 2011), the final flight of the Space Shuttle program.

He launched into space for the third time as Commander of Crew Dragon Demo-2, the first crewed spaceflight from American soil since STS-135. He was also the first Marine to fly the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet.

References[change | change source]

  1. Astronauts and Cosmonauts (sorted by "Time in Space")
  2. NASA (2008). "NASA Assigns Crews for STS-127 and Expedition 19 Missions". NASA. Archived from the original on February 25, 2020. Retrieved February 11, 2008.