Loren Acton

1936 - Today

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Loren Wilber Acton (born March 7, 1936) is an American physicist who flew on Space Shuttle mission STS-51-F as a Payload Specialist for the Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory. He is also the father of Cheryll Glotfelty, a leading ecocritic.Acton was born in Lewistown, Montana. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loren Acton has received more than 69,898 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Loren Acton is the 221st most popular astronaut (down from 203rd in 2019), the 8,291st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,862nd in 2019) and the 86th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Loren Acton ranks 221 out of 524Before him are Hans Schlegel, Marsha Ivins, Oleg Kononenko, Michael López-Alegría, Oleg Atkov, and Ernst Messerschmid. After him are Yuri Gidzenko, Vladimir Vasyutin, André Kuipers, Lisa Nowak, Daniel Brandenstein, and Liu Yang.

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Among people born in 1936, Loren Acton ranks 385Before him are Leon O. Chua, Shelley Morrison, Volker Strassen, Larry McMurtry, German Apukhtin, and László Fábián. After him are Roger Miller, Wolfgang Behrendt, M. Scott Peck, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Elizabeth Dole, and Ernest Shonekan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Loren Acton ranks 8,291 out of 15,968Before him are ZaSu Pitts (1894), Nana Visitor (1957), Desmond Harrington (1976), April Bowlby (1980), Elmer Rice (1892), and Billy Mills (1938). After him are Jerry Hardin (1929), Dana Carvey (1955), John Esposito (1940), Lew Rockwell (1944), Glenn Hardin (1910), and Connie Sawyer (1912).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Loren Acton ranks 86Before him are Joseph P. Allen (1937), Story Musgrave (1935), William C. McCool (1961), James C. Adamson (1946), Steven R. Nagel (1946), and Marsha Ivins (1951). After him are Lisa Nowak (1963), Daniel Brandenstein (1943), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper (1963), David M. Walker (1944), and Jeffrey Williams (1958).