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Dale Allan Gardner
NASA astronaut
Status Deceased
Born (1948-11-08)November 8, 1948
Fairmont, Minnesota, U.S.
Died February 19, 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 65)
Colorado, U.S.
Other occupation Naval Flight Officer
Rank Captain, USN
Time in space 14d 00h 52m
Selection 1978 NASA Group
Total EVAs 2
Total EVA time 12 hours 14 minutes
Missions STS-8, STS-51-A
Mission insignia STS-8 patch.svg STS-51A Patch.svg
Retirement October 1986

Dale Allan Gardner (November 8, 1948 – February 19, 2014) was an American NASA astronaut. He flew two Space Shuttle missions during the early 1980s. He was born in Fairmont, Minnesota.

Gardner died from a brain hemorrhage on February 19, 2014 in his Colorado home. He was aged 65. He was outlived by his two children.

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