Story Musgrave

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Story Musgrave
Franklin Story Musgrave

(1935-08-19) August 19, 1935 (age 88)
Other namesF. Story Musgrave
Alma materSU, B.S. 1958
UCLA, MBA 1959
Marietta College, B.A. 1960
P&S, M.D. 1964
UK, M.S. 1966
UHCL, M.A. 1987
Space career
NASA Astronaut
Time in space
53d 09h 55m
Selection1967 NASA Group 6
Total EVAs
Total EVA time
26 hours 19 minutes[1]
MissionsSTS-6, STS-51-F, STS-33, STS-44, STS-61, STS-80
Mission insignia
RetirementSeptember 2, 1997

Franklin Story Musgrave, M.D. (born August 19, 1935) is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut.

He is a public speaker[2] and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California.

In 1996 he became the second astronaut to fly on six spaceflights, and he is the most formally educated astronaut with six academic degrees. Musgrave is the only astronaut to fly aboard all five Space Shuttles.

Before to John Glenn's return to space in 1998, Musgrave held the record for the oldest person in orbit, at age 61.[3]

He retired from NASA in 1997.

References[change | change source]

  1. Story Musgrave's EVA experience
  2. Community Digest. 2012. Lake County News-Sun (Waukegan, IL, October 4, 2012)
  3. "". Archived from the original on 2021-04-06. Retrieved 2020-02-25.