Portrait of George Low
George Low is an American astronaut who was born on February 19, 1956, in
Before he became an astronaut, Low worked at the Jet Propulsion
Low became an astronaut in 1985. He has spent over 714 hours in space on
Low made his first spaceflight aboard STS-32 in 1990. The crew deployed
a communications satellite during this mission. He flew aboard STS-43 in
1991. The crew deployed a Tracking and Data Relay satellite and
conducted several experiments in life sciences.
In 1993, Low flew aboard
STS-57. The crew performed 22 microgravity experiments. Low made a
6 hour spacewalk during this mission. He left NASA in 1996.
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