Vance D. Brand

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Vance DeVoe Brand (born May 9, 1931) is an American former naval officer and aviator and NASA astronaut. He was born in Longmont, Colorado. He was the command module pilot during the first U.S.-Soviet joint spaceflight in 1975, and as commander of three Space Shuttle missions.

His flight experience includes 9,669 flying hours, which includes 8,089 hours in jets, 391 hours in helicopters, 746 hours in spacecraft, and checkout in more than 30 types of military aircraft.[1]

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  1. "Biographical Data: Vance DeVoe Brand". Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. NASA. April 2008. Retrieved 2009-07-16.

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