Steven R. Nagel

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Nagel in 2006

Steven Ray Nagel (October 27, 1946 – August 21, 2014), (Col, USAF), was an American astronaut, aeronautical and mechanical engineer, test pilot and a United States Air Force pilot.[1] Nagel became a NASA astronaut in August 1979. Nagel retired from the Air Force, effective February 28, 1995 and as an astronaut one month later.

Nagel died on August 21, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.

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  1. "Nagel, veteran astronaut who flew on four shuttles, dies at 67 - Houston Chronicle". Chron.com. 1946-10-27. Retrieved 2014-08-23.

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