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Loren Acton

1936 - Today

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Loren Wilber Acton (born 7 March 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Loren Acton has received more than 76,136 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Loren Acton is the 225th most popular astronaut (down from 221st in 2019), the 8,886th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,277th in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Loren Acton ranks 225 out of 524Before him are Yuri Gidzenko, Donald H. Peterson, Anatoly Artsebarsky, André Kuipers, Liu Yang, and Henry Hartsfield. After him are Thomas Reiter, Soichi Noguchi, Lisa Nowak, Thomas Pesquet, Marcos Pontes, and Bryan D. O'Connor.

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Among people born in 1936, Loren Acton ranks 439Before him are Janusz Zakrzeński, M. Scott Peck, Herbert Boyer, Tony Lo Bianco, Charlie Daniels, and Leon O. Chua. After him are Rubén Héctor Sosa, Sissy Schwarz, Peter Hill-Wood, Tommy Steele, Guillermo Escalada, and Otto Leodolter.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Loren Acton ranks 8,886 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Morse (1931), Bob Orton Jr. (1950), Edward Everett Horton (1886), Jon Watts (1981), James Cruze (1884), and Bobby Heenan (1944). After him are Alice Joyce (1890), John B. Taylor (1946), Frances Dee (1909), Abigail Johnson (1961), Edward Givens (1930), and Benjamin Harrison V (1726).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Loren Acton ranks 94Before him are James P. Bagian (1952), Bonnie J. Dunbar (1949), Karol J. Bobko (1937), Steven R. Nagel (1946), Donald H. Peterson (1933), and Henry Hartsfield (1933). After him are Lisa Nowak (1963), Bryan D. O'Connor (1946), Norman Thagard (1943), Jeffrey Williams (1958), Robert L. Stewart (1942), and Mike Massimino (1962).