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David C. Hilmers

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David Carl Hilmers (born January 28, 1950) is a former NASA astronaut who flew four Space Shuttle missions. He was born in Clinton, Iowa, but considers DeWitt, Iowa, to be his hometown. He has two grown sons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David C. Hilmers has received more than 64,565 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). David C. Hilmers is the 428th most popular astronaut (up from 458th in 2019), the 14,017th most popular biography from United States (down from 13,200th in 2019) and the 222nd most popular American Astronaut.

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  • 20

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  • 2.87

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  • 3.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, David C. Hilmers ranks 428 out of 524Before him are Christopher Cassidy, José M. Hernández, Eric Boe, Michael E. Fossum, William Frederick Fisher, and Mark L. Polansky. After him are David Saint-Jacques, Alexander Misurkin, Jim Wetherbee, Robert S. Kimbrough, Jerry M. Linenger, and Bruce E. Melnick.

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Among people born in 1950, David C. Hilmers ranks 628Before him are Phoebe Snow, Laura Kelly, Charles Frazier, Jackie Speier, Mike Johanns, and Mary Tamm. After him are Malcolm Macdonald, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Larry Perkins, Alan Johnson, Carl J. Meade, and David Frawley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David C. Hilmers ranks 14,017 out of 18,182Before him are H. Jon Benjamin (1966), Béla Fleck (1958), Sam Huntington (1982), Phil Scott (1958), Heather Burns (1975), and Martina McBride (1966). After him are Tanoka Beard (1971), Jamie-Lynn Sigler (1981), Selenis Leyva (1972), Indya Moore (1995), Holly Robinson Peete (1964), and Flip Saunders (1955).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, David C. Hilmers ranks 222Before 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). After him are Jim Wetherbee (1952), Robert S. Kimbrough (1967), Jerry M. Linenger (1955), Bruce E. Melnick (1949), Steven Smith (1958), and Charles E. Brady Jr. (1951).