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Robert S. Kimbrough

Robert S. Kimbrough

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 06/04/1967
  • First Flight: 11/15/2008
  • Last Flight: 04/23/2021


Robert S. Kimbrough, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 9 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Robert Shane Kimbrough is a retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. He was part of the first group of candidates selected for NASA astronaut training following the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Kimbrough is a veteran of two spaceflights, the first being a Space Shuttle flight, and the second being a 6-month mission to the ISS on board a Russian Soyuz craft. He was the commander of the International Space Station for Expedition 50 and later spent 6 months on the ISS as part of the SpaceX Crew-2 mission. He retired from NASA on July 31, 2022.

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