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Charles Gemar
2012-10-02 10:29:44

Charles Gemar is a former NASA astronaut and a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Charles Donald "Sam" Gemar on August 4, 1955 in Yankton, South Dakota. In 1973, immediately after he graduated from Scotland Public High School in Scotland, South Dakota, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and reported for duty on June 11. His first assignment was to the XVIII Airborne Corps at...

STS-62
2012-05-12 09:17:42

Columbia launched from Kennedy Space Center on March 4, 1994 at 88:53 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on March 18, 1994 at 8:09 AM EST.  The shuttle orbited 224 times at an altitude of 163 nautical miles at an inclination of 39 degrees and travelled 5.8 million miles. The mission lasted 13 days, 23 hours, 16 minutes, and 41 seconds. Primary payloads were the U.S. Microgravity Payload-2 (USMP-...

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