Doug Hurley

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Douglas G. Hurley
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Douglas Gerald Hurley

(1966-10-21) October 21, 1966 (age 56)
Alma materTulane University
OccupationTest pilot
Space career
NASA astronaut
RankColonel, USMC
Time in space
Currently in space[1]
Selection2000 NASA Group
MissionsSTS-127, STS-135, SpX-DM2
Mission insignia
STS-127 Patch.svg STS-135 Patch.svg Crew Dragon Demo-2 Patch.png

Douglas Gerald Hurley (born October 21, 1966) is an American engineer. He was a former Marine Corps pilot, and current 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. Retrieved February 11, 2008.