John Lounge is an American astronaut who was born on June 28, 1946, in
Before he became an astronaut, Lounge was an teacher of physics.
Lounge became an astronaut in 1980. He has spent over 482 hours in space
on three spaceflights.
In 1985, Lounge made his first spaceflight aboard Mission 51-I. The crew
deployed a satellite. In 1988, Lounge flew aboard STS-26. Lounge made
his last flight in 1990 aboard Spacelab Astro. This mission was
dedicated to studying the stars.
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