Pierre Thuot is an astronaut who was born on May 19, 1955, in
Connecticut. Before he became an astronaut, Thuot was a test pilot. He
has logged over 2600 hours in forty different aircraft.
Thuot became an astronaut in 1985. He has spent over 654 hours on 3
Thuot made his first spaceflight aboard STS-36 in 1990. This was a
Department of Defense mission. In 1992, Thuot flew aboard STS-49. He
made a record three spacewalks totalling 18 hours during this mission.
In 1994, Thuot made his third flight aboard STS-62. The crew conducted
over 60 experiments during this mission.
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