Portrait of Mark Lee
Mark Lee is an American astronaut who was born on August 14, 1952, in
Before he became an astronaut, Lee was an Air Force pilot.
Lee became an astronaut in 1986. He has spent over 33 days in space on
Lee made his first spaceflight aboard STS-30 in 1989. The crew deployed
the Magellan spacecraft which went on to explore Venus. In 1992, Lee
flew aboard STS-47. This was the first cooperative mission between Japan
and the U.S.
In 1994, Lee made his third spaceflight aboard STS-64. He made a 7 hour
spacewalk during this mission. In 1997, Lee flew aboard STS-82. The
crew repaired the Hubble Space Telescope. Lee made three spacewalks
totalling 19 hours during this mission.
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