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Cunningham, Stephen



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Cunningham Stephen
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Cunningham, Stephen Lee (1945-) American physicist payload specialist astronaut, 1984-1986.

Bachelor of science in physics from the University of Denver, 1967. Master of science in physics and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1969 and 1971 respectively. Worked for CalTech from 1975 to 1977 and then for Hughes Aircraft. Returned to Hughes Aircraft.

Birth Place: Renton, Washington.
Status: Inactive.


Born: 1945.09.10.

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Associated Countries
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Associated Flights
  • STS-61-L Crew: Konrad. Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Would have launched the first American journalist in space from Launch Complex 39B. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. Backup crew: Cunningham Stephen. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Hughes American manufacturer of rockets, spacecraft, and rocket engines. Hughes Aircraft Co. , USA More...

Bibliography
  • Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.

Cunningham, Stephen Chronology


1986 November - .
  • STS-61-L (cancelled) - . Crew: Konrad. Backup Crew: Cunningham, Stephen. Payload: Communications satellites. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Konrad; Cunningham, Stephen. Program: STS. Flight: STS-61-L. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Summary: Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Would have launched the first American journalist in space from Launch Complex 39B. Cancelled after Challenger disaster..

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