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Mark L. Polansky

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Mark Lewis "Roman" Polansky (born June 2, 1956, in Paterson, New Jersey) is an American aerospace engineer and research pilot and a former NASA astronaut. Polansky received the nickname "Roman" as a joke, because he shares a last name with director Roman Polanski. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mark L. Polansky has received more than 104,498 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Mark L. Polansky is the 427th most popular astronaut (up from 442nd in 2019), the 13,990th most popular biography from United States (down from 12,971st in 2019) and the 221st most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Mark L. Polansky ranks 427 out of 524Before him are Alan G. Poindexter, Christopher Cassidy, José M. Hernández, Eric Boe, Michael E. Fossum, and William Frederick Fisher. After him are David C. Hilmers, David Saint-Jacques, Alexander Misurkin, Jim Wetherbee, Robert S. Kimbrough, and Jerry M. Linenger.

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Among people born in 1956, Mark L. Polansky ranks 615Before him are Sarojini Sahoo, Manuel Jiménez, Debbi Morgan, Shane Gould, Jon Tester, and Rabri Devi. After him are György Nébald, Lucyna Langer, Alok Nath, Julie Bishop, Shawn Colvin, and Delta Burke.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mark L. Polansky ranks 13,990 out of 18,182Before him are Thomas Dekker (1987), Lina Esco (1985), Jamie Luner (1971), P. J. Tucker (1985), Eve (1978), and Amanda Knox (1987). After him are Derek Luke (1974), P. J. Byrne (1974), Jerry Maren (1920), Necro (1976), Anthony Weiner (1964), and Perrey Reeves (1970).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Mark L. Polansky ranks 221Before him are Alan G. Poindexter (1961), Christopher Cassidy (1970), José M. Hernández (1962), Eric Boe (1964), Michael E. Fossum (1957), and William Frederick Fisher (1946). After him are David C. Hilmers (1950), Jim Wetherbee (1952), Robert S. Kimbrough (1967), Jerry M. Linenger (1955), Bruce E. Melnick (1949), and Steven Smith (1958).

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