Terry Hart
Terry Hart

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Name: Terry Hart
Occupation: Astronaut
Gender: Male
Birth Day: October 27, 1946
Age: 74
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, United States
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Terry Hart

Terry Hart was born on October 27, 1946 in Pittsburgh, United States (74 years old). Terry Hart is an Astronaut, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Find out Terry Hartnet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He and the crew of STS 41-C deployed the Long Duration Exposure Facility while in space.

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Before Fame

He was in the New Jersey Air National Guard.

Biography Timeline


Hart was born on October 27, 1946, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Mt. Lebanon High School in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, in 1964. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Lehigh University in 1968, a Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1969, and a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University in 1978.


From 1968 to 1978, Hart was employed as a member of the technical staff of Bell Labs. His principal duties included electrical and mechanical design responsibilities for a variety of electronic power equipment used in the Bell System. He has received 2 patents.


Hart entered on active duty with the United States Air Force Reserve in June 1969. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, in December 1970, and from then until 1973, flew F-106 interceptors for the Air Defense Command at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, at Loring Air Force Base, Maine, and at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. In 1973, he joined the New Jersey Air National Guard and continued flying with the Guard until 1985, retiring as lieutenant colonel in 1990.


Hart was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in January 1978. In August 1979, he completed a one-year training and evaluation period, making him eligible for flight assignment on future Space Shuttle crews. Hart was also member of the support crews for STS-1, STS-2, STS-3, and STS-7. He was Ascent and Orbit CAPCOM with the Mission Control Team for those flights. He flew as a mission specialist on STS-41-C (April 6-April 13, 1984) and has logged a total of 168 hours in space.


STS-41-C Challenger was launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on April 6, 1984. The crew included Captain Robert Crippen (spacecraft commander), Mr. F. R. (Dick) Scobee (pilot), and fellow mission specialists, Dr. George D. Nelson and Dr. James van Hoften. During this mission, the crew successfully deployed the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF); retrieved the ailing Solar Maximum Satellite, repaired it on board Challenger, and replaced it in orbit using the robot arm called the Remote Manipulator System (RMS). The mission also included flight testing of Manned Maneuvering Units (MMUs) in two extravehicular activities (EVAs); operation of the Cinema 360 and IMAX camera systems, as well as a bee hive honeycomb structures student experiment. Mission duration was 7 days before landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on April 13, 1984.


He was awarded an honorary doctorate of engineering from Lehigh University in 1988.

Family Life

Terry had one son with his second wife, and two daughters from a previous relationship.

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Currently, Terry Hart is 75 years, 9 months and 12 days old. Terry Hart will celebrate 76th birthday on a Thursday 27th of October 2022. Below we countdown to Terry Hart upcoming birthday.


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