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Kevin Kregel

Kevin Kregel is an American astronaut who was born on September 16, 1956, in New York. Before he became an astronaut, Kregel was an Air Force pilot.

Kregel became an astronaut in 1990. He spent over 618 hours in space on two spaceflights.

In 1995, Kregel made his first spaceflight as pilot of STS-72. The crew deployed a satellite during this mission. Kregel flew aboard STS-78 in 1996. This international mission sponsored 10 nations. He will command STS-87 in 1997.


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