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Byron K. Lichtenberg

Byron K. Lichtenberg

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 02/19/1948
  • First Flight: 11/28/1983
  • Last Flight: 03/24/1992


Byron K. Lichtenberg, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Byron Kurt Lichtenberg, Sc. D. (born February 19, 1948) is an American engineer and fighter pilot who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a Payload Specialist. In 1983, he and Ulf Merbold became the first Payload Specialists to fly on the shuttle.

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