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Richard O. Covey
NASA Astronaut
Other names Richard Oswalt Covey
Nationality American
Status Retired
Born August 1, 1946 (1946-08-01) (ageĀ 74)
Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.
Other occupation Fighter pilot, test pilot
Rank US-O6 insignia.svg Colonel, USAF
Time in space 26d 21h 09m
Selection 1978 NASA Group 8
Missions STS-51-I, STS-26, STS-38, STS-61
Mission insignia Sts-51-i-patch.png Sts-26-patch.png Sts-38-patch.png Sts-61-patch.png
Awards Dfc-usa.jpg

Richard Oswalt Covey (born August 1, 1946) is a retired United States Air Force officer and former NASA astronaut. He was part of the Space Shuttle Discovery crew.

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