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Lydon



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Lydon
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Lydon, Malcolm Webb (1946-) American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1979-1986.

Bachelor of science in mathematics from Kent Sate University, Ohio, 1968. Bachelor of science and master of science in electrical engineering from Texas Tech, 1973 and 1975 respectively. Served at Los Angeles AFB. Resigned from USAF 1993, thereafter living and working in Florida.

Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut.
Status: Inactive.


Born: 1946.06.03.

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

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

Lydon Chronology


1979 August 1 - .
  • DoD Astronaut Training Group 1 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Casserino; Detroye; Hamel; Higbee; Joseph; Lydon; Payton; Rij; Sefchek; Sundberg; Vidrine; Watterson; Wright. The group was selected to provide shuttle manned spaceflight engineers to operate military payloads.. Qualifications: USAF, Navy, or Army 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.. 13 were selected from 222 candidates. The existence of the group was secret until 1985.

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