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Michael Fincke

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Edward Michael "Mike"/"Spanky" Fincke (born March 14, 1967) is an American astronaut who formerly held the American record for the most time in space (381.6 days). His record was broken by Scott Kelly on October 16, 2015. Mike Fincke was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but considers its suburb Emsworth to be his hometown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Fincke has received more than 208,816 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Michael Fincke is the 416th most popular astronaut (down from 381st in 2019), the 13,770th most popular biography from United States (down from 11,862nd in 2019) and the 211th most popular American Astronaut.

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  • 29

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  • 3.41

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  • 3.86

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Among astronauts, Michael Fincke ranks 416 out of 524Before him are Robert Thirsk, Richard Mastracchio, Wendy B. Lawrence, Andrew M. Allen, Kathleen Rubins, and Kjell N. Lindgren. After him are John M. Grunsfeld, Brian Duffy, Philippe Perrin, Jerome Apt, Alan G. Poindexter, and Christopher Cassidy.

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Among people born in 1967, Michael Fincke ranks 579Before him are José del Solar, Daniel Timofte, Kimberly Elise, Alex Azar, Sérgio Soares, and Yoshiro Moriyama. After him are Robert Wangila, Daler Mehndi, Derrick Coleman, Reka Zsofia Lazăr-Szabo, Peter Schöttel, and Renée Estevez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Fincke ranks 13,770 out of 18,182Before him are Mehcad Brooks (1980), Amy Locane (1971), Geraldine Brooks (1925), Aly Michalka (1989), Isaiah Mustafa (1974), and John Dye (1963). After him are Milton Latham (1827), Barry Jenkins (1979), Leo Carrillo (1880), Steven Strogatz (1959), Sean Waltman (1972), and Sean M. Carroll (1966).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Michael Fincke ranks 211Before him are Gregory C. Johnson (1954), Scott J. Horowitz (1957), Richard Mastracchio (1960), Wendy B. Lawrence (1959), Andrew M. Allen (1955), and Kathleen Rubins (1978). After him are John M. Grunsfeld (1958), Brian Duffy (1953), Jerome Apt (1949), Alan G. Poindexter (1961), Christopher Cassidy (1970), and José M. Hernández (1962).

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