John Fabian was an American astronaut who was born on January 28, 1939,
Before he became an astronaut, Fabian was a fighter pilot in the Vietnam
War. He has logged over 4000 hours of flight time.
Fabian became an astronaut in 1979. He has spent over 317 hours in space
on two spaceflights.
In 1983, Fabian made his first spaceflight aboard STS-7. In 1985, Fabian
flew aboard Mission 51-G. During both missions, communications
satellites were deployed.
Fabian left NASA in 1985. He has since become president of a nonprofit
aerospace reseach corporation.
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