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Michael P. Anderson
Michael Phillip Anderson
December 25, 1959
Plattsburgh, New York,
|Died||February 1, 2003
|Alma mater||Washington, B.S. 1981
Creighton, M.S. 1990
|Rank||Lt. Colonel, U.S. Air Force|
Time in space
|24d 18h 08min|
|Selection||1994 NASA Group 15|
Michael Phillip Anderson (December 25, 1959 – February 1, 2003) was a United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut. Anderson and his six fellow crew members were killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster when the craft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
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