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Morin, Lee Miller Emile
Morin
Morin
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American physician mission specialist astronaut 1996-2002.

Status: Inactive; Active 1996-2002. Born: 1952-09-09. Spaceflights: 1 . Total time in space: 10.82 days. Birth Place: Manchester, New Hampshire.

Educated New Hampshire; NYU; Alabama. US Navy officer.

Official NASA Biography as of June 2016:Lee M.E. Morin, M.D., Ph.D. (Captain, USN)
NASA ASTRONAUT

PERSONAL DATA: Born September 9, 1952 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Married. Two children. Two grandchildren. An amateur machinist, he enjoys math and jogging.

EDUCATION: Graduated from the Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio in 1970; received a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematical/electrical science from the University of New Hampshire in 1974; a Master of Science degree in biochemistry from New York University in 1978, a Doctorate of medicine and microbiology degrees from New York University in 1981 and 1982, respectively, and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1988.

ORGANIZATIONS: Aerospace Medical Association, Force Recon Association, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Society of United States Naval Flight Surgeons.

AWARDS: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (two awards), NASA Space Flight Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, National Defense Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Southwest Asia Medal, and both Expert Pistol and Expert Rifle Medals.

SPECIAL HONORS: Recipient of the 1994 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine (also known as the Fisher Award), a finalist of the 1995 Innovations in American Government Award from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Ford Foundation, received the 1996 Sustaining Membership Lecture Award for the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.

EXPERIENCE: After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 1974, Morin worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the laboratory now known as the Media Lab. Morin matriculated at New York University School of Medicine in 1974, received a Master of Science in Biochemistry in 1978, an M.D. in 1981, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology in 1982. He then completed two years of residency training in General Surgery at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and at the Montefiore Hospital Medical Center in New York City.

In 1982, Morin received a Direct Commission in the Naval Reserve. In 1983, he entered active duty and attended the Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, Connecticut. He was designated as an Undersea Medical Officer in 1983. He joined the crew of the USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN-730) Precommissioning Unit at the Electric Boat Company Shipyards in Groton. He remained aboard as Medical Officer for both Blue and Gold crews until 1985 when the ship arrived at its home port in Bangor, Washington. During his tour aboard the USS HENRY M. JACKSON, Morin qualified as Diving Medical Officer, and also received his "Dolphins" as a qualified Submarine Medical Officer.

Morin then entered Flight Surgeon training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI) in Pensacola, Florida. He received his "Wings of Gold" as a Naval Flight Surgeon in 1986, and remained on the staff at NAMI as Flight Surgeon/Diving Medal Officer until 1989. While at NAMI, he received his Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He then left active duty and entered private practice in occupational medicine in Jacksonville, Florida. He remained in the Naval Reserve, and drilled with the United State Marine Corps with the Third Force Reconnaissance Company in Mobile, Alabama.

In August 1990, he was recalled to active duty during Operation Desert Shield, when he was assigned to Branch Clinic, Naval Air Station Pensacola as a Flight Surgeon. Morin volunteered to reenter active duty, and was assigned to Administrative Support Unit, Bahrain, as Diving Medical Officer/Flight Surgeon during Operation Desert Storm and during the post-war build-down period.

In 1992, Morin rejoined the staff at NAMI, initially as Special Projects Officer. He was named the Director of Warfare Specialty Programs when NAMI became Naval Aerospace and Operational Medical Institute (NAOMI). In 1995, Morin entered the Residency in Aerospace Medicine at the Naval Aerospace and Operational Medical Institute. He completed the residency in 1996.

NASA EXPERIENCE: Selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in April 1996, Morin reported to the Johnson Space Center in August 1996. Having completed two years of training and evaluation, he is qualified for flight assignment as a mission specialist. Initially assigned technical duties in the Astronaut Office Computer Support Branch, followed by the Astronaut Office Advanced Vehicles Branch, and International Space Station training tasks in the Shuttle Operations Branch of the Astronaut Office. Morin served on the Extravehicular Activity (EVA) crew of STS-110 (2002) and has logged more than 259 hours in space, including over 14 EVA hours. After STS-110, he was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Health, Space, and Science with the Department of State, Washington D.C. After this tour, he returned to the Astronaut Office at Johnson Space Center. He is currently assigned to the Exploration Branch, where he is working on the cockpit of NASA's newest spacecraft, the Crew Exploration Vehicle.

SPACE FLIGHT EXPERIENCE: STS-110 Atlantis (April 8 to April 19, 2002) was the 13th shuttle mission to visit the International Space Station. Mission milestones included the delivery and installation of the SO (S-Zero) Truss; the first time the station's robotic arm was used to maneuver spacewalkers around the station; and the first time that all of a shuttle crew's spacewalks were based from the station's Quest Airlock. Morin performed two EVAs totaling 14 hours and 9 minutes. The crew prepared the station for future spacewalks and spent a week in joint operations with the station's Expedition 4 crew. Mission duration was 10 days, 19 hours and 42 minutes.

SEPTEMBER 2013


NASA Official Biography

NAME: Lee M.E. Morin, M.D., Ph.D. (Commander, USN)
NASA Astronaut Candidate (Mission Specialist)

PERSONAL DATA:
Born September 9, 1952 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Married. Two children. Two grandchildren. An amateur machinist, he enjoys math, jogging.

EDUCATION:
Graduated from the Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio in 1970; received a bachelor of science degree in mathematical/electrical science from the University of New Hampshire in 1974; a master of science degree in biochemistry from New York University in 1978, a doctorate of medicine and microbiology degrees from New York University in 1981 and 1982, respectively, and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1988.

ORGANIZATIONS:
Aerospace Medical Association, Force Recon Association, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Society of United States Naval Flight Surgeons.

AWARDS:
Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (two awards), Overseas Service Ribbon, National Defense Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Southwest Asia Medal, and both Expert Pistol and Expert Rifle Medals.

SPECIAL HONORS:
Recipient of the 1994 Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Award for Excellence in Military Medicine (also known as the Fisher Award), a finalist of the 1995 Innovations in American Government Award from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Ford Foundation, and received the 1996 Sustaining Membership Lecture Award from the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.

EXPERIENCE:
After graduating from the University of New Hampshire in 1974, Morin worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the laboratory now known as the Media Lab. Morin matriculated at New York University School of Medicine in 1974, received a Master of Science in Biochemistry in 1978, an M.D. in 1981, and a Ph.D. in Microbiology in 1982. He then completed two years of residency training in General Surgery at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center and at the Montefiore Hospital Medical Center in New York City.

In 1982, Morin received a Direct Commission in the Naval Reserve. In 1983, he entered active duty and attended the Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, Connecticut. He was designated as an Undersea Medical Officer in 1983. He joined the crew of the USS HENRY M. JACKSON (SSBN-730) Precommissioning Unit at the Electric Boat Company Shipyards in Groton. He remained aboard as Medical Officer for both Blue and Gold crews until 1985 when the ship arrived at its homeport in Bangor, Washington. During his tour aboard the USS HENRY M. JACKSON, Morin qualified as Diving Medical Officer, and also received his "Dolphins" as a qualified Submarine Medical Officer.

Morin then entered Flight Surgeon training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI) in Pensacola, Florida. He received his "Wings of Gold" as a Naval Flight Surgeon in 1986, and remained on the staff at NAMI as Flight Surgeon/Diving Medal Officer until 1989. While at NAMI, he received his Masters of Public Health degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He then left active duty and entered private practice in occupational medicine in Jacksonville, Florida. He remained in the Naval Reserve, and drilled with the United State Marine Corps with the Third Force Reconnaissance Company in Mobile, Alabama.

In August 1990, he was recalled to active duty during Operation Desert Shield, when he was assigned to Branch Clinic, Naval Air Station Pensacola as a Flight Surgeon. Morin volunteered to reenter active duty, and was assigned to Administrative Support Unit, Bahrain, as Diving Medical Officer/Flight Surgeon during Operation Desert Storm and during the post-war build-down period. In 1992, Morin rejoined the staff at NAMI, initially as Special Projects Officer. He was named the Director of Warfare Specialty Programs when NAMI became Naval Aerospace and Operational Medical Institute (NAOMI). In 1995, Morin entered the Residency in Aerospace Medicine at the Naval Aerospace and Operational Medical Institute. He completed the residency in 1996.

NASA EXPERIENCE:
Morin was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in April 1996. He reported to the Johnson Space Center in August 1996 to begin two years of training and evaluation. Successful completion of initial training will qualify him for various technical assignments leading to selection as a mission specialist on a Space Shuttle flight crew.

JULY 1997


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Family: Mission Specialist Astronaut, NASA Group 16 - 1996. Country: USA. Spacecraft: ISS. Flights: STS-110. Agency: USN. Bibliography: 12, 5800.

1952 September 9 - .
  • Birth of Lee Miller Emile Morin - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Morin. American physician mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-110..

1983 December 5 - .
  • NASA Astronaut Training Group 16 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Brown, David, Burbank, Cagle, Caldeiro, Camarda, Carey, Clark, Fincke, Forrester, Frick, Guidoni, Herrington, Higginbotham, Hobaugh, Kelly, James, Kelly, Mark, Kelly, Scott, Lockhart, Loria, Magnus, Massimino, Mastracchio, McCool, Morin, Nowak, Pettit, Phillips.

    The group was selected to provide pilot, engineer, and scientist astronauts for space shuttle flights.. Qualifications: Pilots: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics. Advanced degree desirable. At least 1,000 flight-hours of pilot-in-command time. Flight test experience desirable. Excellent health. Vision minimum 20/50 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20 vision; maximum sitting blood pressure 140/90. Height between 163 and 193 cm.

    Mission Specialists: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics and minimum three years of related experience or an advanced degree. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. 10 pilots and 25 mission specialists selected from over 2,400 applicants. 9 additional international astronauts.


2002 April 8 - .
2002 April 8 - . 20:44 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC39B. LV Family: Shuttle. Launch Vehicle: Space Shuttle.
  • STS-110 - . Call Sign: Atlantis. Crew: Bloomfield, Frick, Morin, Ochoa, Ross, Smith, Steven, Walheim. Payload: Atlantis F25 / SO. Mass: 100,000 kg (220,000 lb). Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bloomfield, Frick, Morin, Ochoa, Ross, Smith, Steven, Walheim. Agency: NASA. Manufacturer: Boeing. Program: ISS. Class: Manned. Type: Manned spaceplane. Flight: STS-110. Spacecraft Bus: Shuttle. Spacecraft: Atlantis. Duration: 10.82 days. Decay Date: 2002-04-19 . USAF Sat Cat: 27413 . COSPAR: 2002-018A. Apogee: 402 km (249 mi). Perigee: 309 km (192 mi). Inclination: 51.6000 deg. Period: 91.70 min.

    Launch delayed from March 22, April 4. Space Shuttle Atlantis entered an orbit of approximately 59 x 229 km x 51.6 deg at 2052 UTC, and separated from the External Tank, ET-114. ET-114 reached apogee around 2122 UTC and reentered over the Pacific about 2150 UTC at the end of its first orbit. Atlantis fired its OMS engines at apogee to raise its perigee to 155 km. Further orbit changes will lead to a rendezvous with the Space Station on Station mission 8A. STS-110 carried the S0 truss segment to the Station. The truss was the first segment of the main backbone of the Station which was to grow to carry the large solar panel wings and radiators. Cargo manifest:

    • Bay 1-2: Orbiter Docking System - 1800 kg + 3 EMU spacesuits - 360 kg
    • Bay 4-13: S0 Truss - 12623 kg. The S0 truss, built by Boeing/Huntington Beach, was 13.4 m long and 4.6 m in diameter. The main truss had a hexagonal cross section. One face carried fluid, power and data cables, while another face carried the rails for the Mobile Transporter. The S0 contained avionics, GPS antennae, and a radiation dose monitor. The S0 would be attached to the LCA (Lab Cradle Assembly) which was attached to the top of the Destiny lab module in 2001. Attached to S0 were:
      • 4 x MTS (Module to Truss Structure) struts. These were used to connect it to the Destiny module
      • Airlock Spur. This was a 4.2 m beam that hinged out to connect to the Quest module and had handrails for spacewalkers
      • Mobile Transporter (MT). This was made by TRW Astro Aerospace in Carpinteria and was an 885 kg, 2.7 m long truck which moved on the S0 rails to transfer heavy cargo along the truss.
    • Sill: RMS arm - 410 kg
    • Total: 15193 kg

2002 April 9 - .
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2002 April 10 - .
  • STS-110 Mission Status Report #04 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bloomfield, Bursch, Frick, Morin, Ochoa, Onufrienko, Ross, Smith, Steven, Walheim, Walz. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-108 ISS EO-4, STS-110.

    Atlantis has closed the distance between it and the International Space Station to less than 1,800 statute miles, and is continuing its approach in anticipation of docking with the station at 11:06 a.m. central time today. The linkup should occur as the two spacecraft fly over south-central China, to the southwest of Shanghai. The Atlantis crew, Commander Mike Bloomfield, Pilot Steve Frick and mission specialists Rex Walheim, Ellen Ochoa, Lee Morin, Jerry Ross and Steve Smith, was awakened at 3:44 a.m. by "Rapunzel Got a Mohawk," performed by Joe Scruggs. The song was played for Ochoa, at the request of her family. Additional Details: here....


2002 April 10 - .
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2002 April 12 - .
  • STS-110 Mission Status Report #08 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bloomfield, Bursch, Frick, Morin, Ochoa, Onufrienko, Ross, Smith, Steven, Walheim, Walz. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-108 ISS EO-4, STS-110.

    After successful installation of the S-Zero (S0) Truss and a spacewalk on Thursday, the focus of today's activities will shift from external construction of the International Space Station to the transfer of equipment, supplies and experiments between the space shuttle Atlantis and the orbiting laboratory. Additional Details: here....


2002 April 12 - .
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2002 April 13 - .
2002 April 13 - . 14:09 GMT - .
  • EVA STS-110-2 - . Crew: Morin, Ross. EVA Duration: 0.32 days. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Morin, Ross. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-110. The spacewalk was from 1405 to 2139 UTC. The astronauts attached the aft MTS struts and deployed the second trailing umbilical..

2002 April 14 - .
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2002 April 16 - .
  • STS-110 Mission Status Report #17 - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Bloomfield, Bursch, Frick, Morin, Ochoa, Onufrienko, Ross, Smith, Steven, Walheim, Walz. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-108 ISS EO-4, STS-110.

    Atlantis astronauts Jerry Ross and Lee Morin completed the outfitting of the new S-Zero (S0) truss on the International Space Station today during a 6 hour, 37 minute spacewalk, installing a ladder, testing electrical switches for upcoming truss expansion and attaching external lights and equipment to be used in future assembly work. Additional Details: here....


2002 April 16 - . 14:29 GMT - .
  • EVA STS-110-4 - . Crew: Morin, Ross. EVA Duration: 0.28 days. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Morin, Ross. Program: ISS. Flight: STS-110. From about 1426 UTC to 2106 UTC the astronauts deployed the Airlock Spur, a small ladder from S0 to Quest, as well as installing some floodlights..

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