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David Wolf

David Wolf was an American astronaut who was born on August 23, 1956, in Indiana. Before he became an astronaut, Wolf worked as a doctor for the Air Force.

Wolf became an astronaut in 1990. He has spent over 3216 hours in space on two spaceflights. In 1993, Wolf flew aboard STS-58. He spent 14 days studying the effects of microgravity on the body.

In 1997, Wolf flew aboard STS-86. The crew docked with the Mir space station. Wolf is currently aboard Mir and is expected to stay for 4 months to study life sciences.


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