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Douglas G. Hurley

Douglas G. Hurley

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 10/21/1966
  • First Flight: 07/15/2009
  • Last Flight: 05/30/2020


Douglas G. Hurley, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Douglas Gerald Hurley is an engineer and retired NASA astronaut. He piloted Space Shuttle mission STS-127, which launched July 15, 2009. He was assigned and flew as pilot for STS-135, the final flight of the Space Shuttle program, in July 2011. He is also the first Marine to fly the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet. His call sign is “Chunky” and was sometimes referred to by this name on the communication loops.

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