Robert L. Behnken

Military Person

1970 –

60

Who is Robert L. Behnken?

Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. Behnken holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering and has reached the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. Bob Behnken has logged over 1,000 flight hours in 25 different aircraft. He flew on Space Shuttle mission STS-123 as a Mission Specialist. Bob Behnken has accumulated over 378 hours in space, including 19 hours of spacewalk time. Bob Behnken was assigned as Mission Specialist 1 for the STS-400 rescue mission. He also flew on the STS-130 space shuttle mission. He is married to fellow astronaut K. Megan McArthur.

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Born
Jul 28, 1970
Creve Coeur
Also known as
  • Robert Behnken
  • Robert Louis "Bob" Behnken
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pattonville High School
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • California Institute of Technology

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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