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Konrad



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Konrad
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Konrad, John Harrison (1949-) American engineer payload specialist astronaut, 1984-1988. Systems engineer and fluid mechanics specialist at Hughes Aircraft.

Bachelor of science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the Oklahoma State University, 1971. Ph.D. in fluid mechanics from CalTech, 1977.

Birth Place: Pontiac, Illinois.
Status: Inactive.


Born: 1949.03.12.

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Associated Countries
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Associated Flights
  • STS-51-AA Crew: Creighton, Nagel, Fabian, Lucid, Jarvis, Walker. Planned shuttle mission. Cancelled due to payload delays. Backup crew: Konrad. More...
  • 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.

Konrad Chronology


1985 April - .
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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