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Alan G. Poindexter

1961 - 2012

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Alan Goodwin "Dex" Poindexter (November 5, 1961 – July 1, 2012) was an American naval officer and a NASA astronaut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan G. Poindexter has received more than 162,149 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Alan G. Poindexter is the 421st most popular astronaut (up from 449th in 2019), the 13,916th most popular biography from United States (down from 13,070th in 2019) and the 215th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Alan G. Poindexter ranks 421 out of 524Before him are Kjell N. Lindgren, Michael Fincke, John M. Grunsfeld, Brian Duffy, Philippe Perrin, and Jerome Apt. After him are Christopher Cassidy, José M. Hernández, Eric Boe, Michael E. Fossum, William Frederick Fisher, and Mark L. Polansky.

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Among people born in 1961, Alan G. Poindexter ranks 644Before him are Sergei Fokin, John Thune, Chris Sawyer, Anke Behmer, Bonita Friedericy, and Jun Suzuki. After him are Yusuke Adachi, Cornelia Oschkenat, Akimasa Nakamura, Fredy Schmidtke, Robert Verbeek, and Luděk Mikloško. Among people deceased in 2012, Alan G. Poindexter ranks 452Before him are António Leitão, Jonathan Frid, Erhard Wunderlich, Dubravko Pavličić, John Ingle, and Mary Tamm. After him are Erik Rhodes, Vladimer Aptsiauri, James Abdnor, Johnny Lewis, Miki Roqué, and Vigor Bovolenta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alan G. Poindexter ranks 13,916 out of 18,182Before him are Tamarine Tanasugarn (1977), Will Lee (1908), Debbi Morgan (1956), Lesley Fera (1971), Ashley Biden (1981), and Jason Richardson (1981). After him are J Mascis (1965), Israel Pickens (1780), Sarah Rose Karr (1984), Jon Tester (1956), Algee Smith (1994), and Clare Kramer (1974).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Alan G. Poindexter ranks 215Before him are Andrew M. Allen (1955), Kathleen Rubins (1978), Michael Fincke (1967), John M. Grunsfeld (1958), Brian Duffy (1953), and Jerome Apt (1949). After him are Christopher Cassidy (1970), José M. Hernández (1962), Eric Boe (1964), Michael E. Fossum (1957), William Frederick Fisher (1946), and Mark L. Polansky (1956).