James van Hoften

1944 - Today

James van Hoften

James Dougal Adrianus "Ox" van Hoften, Ph.D. (born June 11, 1944) is an American civil and hydraulic engineer, retired U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James van Hoften has received more than 42,419 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 280th most popular astronaut.

Memorability Metrics

  • 42k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, James van Hoften ranks 281 out of 501Before him are Umberto Guidoni, Yury Onufriyenko, Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, Franz Viehböck, Yury Lonchakov, and Guy Gardner. After him are Janice E. Voss, Reinhold Ewald, Gerhard Thiele, George Nelson, Karen Nyberg, and Roberto Vittori.

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Among people born in 1944, James van Hoften ranks 443Before him are Dick Durbin, Liesel Westermann, Tom Seaver, Salmaan Taseer, Chris von Saltza, and Pratibha Ray. After him are Angus King, Bunji Kimura, Jan Brewer, Jeffrey A. Hoffman, Bernie Worrell, and John-David F. Bartoe.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James van Hoften ranks 8,396 out of 12,171Before him are Seamus Dever (1976), McG (1968), Gene Saks (1921), Janeane Garofalo (1964), Guy Gardner (1948), and Harry Connick Jr. (1967). After him are Taylor Dayne (1962), Warren William (1894), Peter Hardeman Burnett (1807), Ryan Hurst (1976), Susan Rice (1964), and Joel Osteen (1963).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, James van Hoften ranks 119Before him are William B. Lenoir (1939), Brewster H. Shaw (1945), Jerome Apt (1949), Dale Gardner (1948), Frederick Hauck (1941), and Guy Gardner (1948). After him are Janice E. Voss (1956), George Nelson (1950), Karen Nyberg (1969), John Casper (1943), Ellen Ochoa (1958), and Byron K. Lichtenberg (null).