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|Jack Robert Lousma
Born February 29, 1936, in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Married Gratia Kay
High School Ann Arbor High
Reconnaissance pilot with the 2nd Marine Air Wing, at Cherry Point, North Carolina.
Became a Marine Corps officer in 1959.
Received his wings in 1960.
Selected as an astronaut in April 1966.
Member of the astronaut support crews for Apollo IX, X, and XIII.
Pilot for Skylab III, July 28-September 25, 1973. Spent 11 hours on spacewalks outside the station, a new record. This mission accomplished 150% of mission goals.
Backup docking module pilot of the United States flight crew for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, July 1975.
Spacecraft commander on STS-3, the third orbital test flight of Space Shuttle Columbia, March 22-30, 1982.
Left NASA in 1983.
fellow, American Astronautical Society
Awards and Honors
Johnson Space Center Certificate of
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