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Robert L. Behnken
|Born||July 28, 1970
St. Ann, Missouri, U.S.
|Alma mater||Washington University in St. Louis
California Institute of Technology
Time in space
|Currently in space|
|Selection||2000 NASA Group|
Total EVA time
|37 hours, 33 minutes|
|Missions||STS-123, STS-130, SpX-DM2|
Following retirement of the Space Shuttle, Behnken was Chief of the Astronaut Office from 2012 to 2015.
He was assigned to the SpaceX Dragon Capsule in 2018 as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program, Behnken launched aboard the spacecraft's first crewed mission with fellow astronaut Doug Hurley on May 30, 2020.
He is married to astronaut K. Megan McArthur.
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