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Michael E. Fossum

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Michael Edward Fossum (born December 19, 1957, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota) is a former American astronaut, engineer, and the Chief Operating Officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael E. Fossum has received more than 91,567 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael E. Fossum is the 425th most popular astronaut (down from 370th in 2019), the 13,940th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,660th in 2019) and the 219th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Michael E. Fossum ranks 425 out of 524Before him are Philippe Perrin, Jerome Apt, Alan G. Poindexter, Christopher Cassidy, José M. Hernández, and Eric Boe. After him are William Frederick Fisher, Mark L. Polansky, David C. Hilmers, David Saint-Jacques, Alexander Misurkin, and Jim Wetherbee.

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Among people born in 1957, Michael E. Fossum ranks 615Before him are Nikolay Larionov, John Kassir, Shinichiro Takahashi, Lorrie Moore, Fabio Dal Zotto, and Chris Anderson. After him are Kathy Kreiner, Nick Price, Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie, Roy Cooper, Yuji Tsukada, and Patriz Ilg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael E. Fossum ranks 13,940 out of 18,182Before him are George Clement Perkins (1839), Tori Kelly (1992), Carlos Bocanegra (1979), Madlib (1973), Sarah Butler (1985), and Eric Boe (1964). After him are Willye White (1939), Mike Mitchell (1970), Jonathan Stark (1971), Lil Durk (1992), Chad Hedrick (1977), and Louis Ozawa Changchien (1975).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Michael E. Fossum ranks 219Before him are Brian Duffy (1953), Jerome Apt (1949), Alan G. Poindexter (1961), Christopher Cassidy (1970), José M. Hernández (1962), and Eric Boe (1964). After him are William Frederick Fisher (1946), Mark L. Polansky (1956), David C. Hilmers (1950), Jim Wetherbee (1952), Robert S. Kimbrough (1967), and Jerry M. Linenger (1955).

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