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Astrophysicist


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  • Van Allen Van Allen, James A (1914-2006) American astrophysicist; his experiment carried aboard the first American satellite established the existence of radiation belts that encircled the Earth; also very active in sounding rocket experiments. More...
  • Taylor, Brian Taylor, Brian (1940-) British Astrophysicist. Brian Taylor joined ESA (then ESRO) in 1967 as a staff scientist. In 1971, he became head of the high energy astrophysics division and in 1984, he became head of the astrophysics division. More...
  • Hoffman Hoffman, Dr Jeffrey Alan 'Jeff' (1944-) Jewish-American astrophysicist mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-51-D, STS-35, STS-46, STS-61, STS-75. More...
  • Bartoe Bartoe, Dr John David Francis (1944-) American astrophysicist payload specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-51-F. More...
  • Bechis Bechis, Kenneth Paul (1949-) American astrophysicist payload specialist astronaut, 1987-1990. More...
  • Walker, Shannon Walker, Shannon (1965-) American astrophysicist mission specialist astronaut, 2004-on. More...

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