Owen Garriott, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Owen Garriott

American electrical engineer and former NASA astronaut

Date of Birth: 22-Nov-1930

Place of Birth: Enid, Oklahoma, United States

Date of Death: 15-Apr-2019

Profession: astronaut, engineer, military officer, electrical engineer, aircraft pilot

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Owen Garriott

  • Owen Kay Garriott (November 22, 1930 – April 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer and NASA astronaut, who spent 60 days aboard the Skylab space station in 1973 during the Skylab 3 mission, and 10 days aboard Spacelab-1 on a Space Shuttle mission in 1983.
  • After serving in the United States Navy, Garriott was an engineering professor at Stanford University before attending the United States Air Force Pilot Training Program and later joining NASA.
  • After his NASA career, he worked for various aerospace companies, consulted on NASA-related committees, taught as an adjunct professor, and conducted research on microbes found in extreme environments.

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