James Dougal Adrianus "Ox" van Hoften, Ph.D. is an American civil and hydraulic engineer, retired U.S. Navy officer and aviator, and a former astronaut for NASA.
|Born||June 11, 1944, Fresno, California, U.S.|
|Other names||James Dougal Adrianus van Hoften|
|Other occupation||Naval aviator, engineer|
|Alma mater||UC Berkeley (B.S.) 1966, CSU (M.S. 1968, Ph.D. 1976)|
|Time in space||14d 01h 57m|
|Selection||1978 NASA Group 8|
|Total EVA time||21 hours 57 minutes|
|Retirement||August 1, 1986|
|IMDb||James Van Hoften's IMDb|
Retired NASA astronaut who served as mission specialist on two Space Shuttle missions.
He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy and a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
He logged 22 hours of EVA (extra-vehicular activity).
He married and had three children.
He, like Apollo astronaut Thomas P. Stafford, was a Navy pilot.
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- Colorado State University alumni
- Engineers from California
- American astronauts
- American civil engineers
- United States Naval Aviators
Latest information about James Van Hoften updated on April 04 2021.