Portrait of Michael Foale
Michael Foale is an American astronaut who was born on January 6, 1957,
in England. Before he became an astronaut, Foale was a scuba diver.
Foale became an astronaut in 1987. He has spent over 634 hours in
space on three spaceflights.
Foale made his first spaceflight in 1992 aboard STS-45. The crew
studied the Earth and the Sun during this mission. In 1995, he
flew aboard STS-63. Foale made a 4-hour spacewalk during this mission.
Foale is currently aboard the Mir Space Station.
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