Owen Garriott

1930 - 2019

Owen Garriott

Owen Kay Garriott (November 22, 1930 – April 15, 2019) was an American electrical engineer and NASA astronaut, who spent 60 days aboard the Skylab space station in 1973 during the Skylab 3 mission, and 10 days aboard Spacelab-1 on a Space Shuttle mission in 1983. After serving in the United States Navy, Garriott was an engineering professor at Stanford University before attending the United States Air Force Pilot Training Program and later joining NASA. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Owen Garriott has received more than 295,844 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 95th most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Owen Garriott ranks 95 out of 501Before him are Vladimir Aksyonov, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Gregory Jarvis, Sunita Williams, Alfred Worden, and Vladimir Solovyov. After him are Walter Cunningham, Boris Yegorov, Rakesh Sharma, Ulf Merbold, Aleksei Yeliseyev, and Leonid Popov.

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Among people born in 1930, Owen Garriott ranks 238Before him are John Astin, Lothar Wolleh, Julián Herranz Casado, Bora Kostić, Henri Coppens, and Svatopluk Pluskal. After him are Miodrag Bulatović, Sa'dun Hammadi, Kurt Nielsen, Rubén Morán, Sándor Rozsnyói, and Josef Hügi. Among people deceased in 2019, Owen Garriott ranks 181Before him are Beth Carvalho, Jorma Kinnunen, François Weyergans, Judith Krantz, Girish Karnad, and Andrew G. Vajna. After him are Clive Swift, Nina Fyodorova, Walter Munk, Dave Bartholomew, Babiker Awadalla, and Med Hondo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Owen Garriott ranks 3,712 out of 12,171Before him are Herbert Ross (1927), Morris Swadesh (1909), Frank Gorshin (1933), Paul Giamatti (1967), Larry Semon (1889), and Lee Haney (1959). After him are Kevin Richardson (1971), E. G. Marshall (1914), Courtney Hodges (1887), Brian Austin Green (1973), Movita Castaneda (1916), and Sam Phillips (1923).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Owen Garriott ranks 45Before him are Sally Ride (1951), James McDivitt (1929), Rusty Schweickart (1935), Gregory Jarvis (1944), Sunita Williams (1965), and Alfred Worden (1932). After him are Walter Cunningham (1932), Donn F. Eisele (1930), Elliot See (1927), Paul J. Weitz (1932), Henry Hartsfield (1933), and Joe Engle (1932).