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Jones, Charles

Jones Charles
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Jones, Charles Edward 'Chuck' (1952-2001) American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1982-1987. Killed in 9-11 hijacking.

Bachelor of science in astronautical engineering from the USAF Academy, 1974. Master of science in astronautics from MIT, 1980 . Worked for the Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling AFB, Washington DC. Later Systems Program Director for Intelligence and Information Systems, Hansom AFB, Massachusetts. Killed aboard American Airlines Flight 11 as it crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center.

Birth Place: Clinton, Indiana.
Status: Deceased.

Born: 1952.11.08.
Died: 2001.09.11.

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Associated Flights
  • STS-71-B Crew: Jones Charles. Planned shuttle mission. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • USAF American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. United States Air Force, USA. More...

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

Jones, Charles Chronology

1982 September 1 - .
  • DoD Astronaut Training Group 2 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Armor; Booen; Holder; James; Jones, Charles; LaComb; Mantz; Odle; Pailes; Puz; Roberts; Sponable; Thompson, David; Yeakel. The group was selected to provide shuttle manned spaceflight engineers to operate military payloads.. Qualifications: USAF officers with bachelor's degree in science or engineering; four years experience in flying or space-related activities. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. 14 were selected from 63 candidates.

1986 December - .
2001 September 11 - .
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