Michael Lopez-Alegria

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Michael Lopez-Alegria
Michael Lopez-Alegria

Michael Eladio Lopez-Alegria (born 30 May 1958) is an American astronaut and a veteran of three space shuttle missions.

Lopez-Alegria, born in Madrid and raised in Mission Viejo, California, joined the United States Navy and earned engineering degrees in 1980 and 1988 from the Naval Academy and the Naval Postgraduate School. His first space mission with NASA was STS-73 in 1995; for several years afterwards he led NASA's ISS Crew Operations office before returning to space aboard STS-92 in 2000 and STS-113 in 2002.

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  • NASA Biography (http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/lopez-al.html)


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