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S. David Griggs

1939 - 1989

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Stanley David Griggs (September 7, 1939 – June 17, 1989) was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He is credited with conducting the first unscheduled extra-vehicular activity of the space program during Space Shuttle mission STS-51-D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of S. David Griggs has received more than 48,331 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). S. David Griggs is the 266th most popular astronaut (up from 268th in 2019), the 10,118th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,698th in 2019) and the 112th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, S. David Griggs ranks 266 out of 524Before him are Mikhail Tyurin, Wang Yaping, Aleksandr Laveykin, William B. Lenoir, Joseph P. Allen, and Thomas Marshburn. After him are Robert F. Overmyer, Vladimir Vasyutin, Nie Haisheng, John M. Fabian, Vasily Tsibliyev, and Donald E. Williams.

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Among people born in 1939, S. David Griggs ranks 494Before him are Niels Helveg Petersen, Giuseppe Beghetto, Paride Tumburus, Mia Gommers, Kate O'Mara, and William B. Lenoir. After him are Göran Sonnevi, Bernie Casey, John M. Fabian, Bob Clark, Marino Perani, and Brian Jacques. Among people deceased in 1989, S. David Griggs ranks 258Before him are Chris Gueffroy, Lennox Berkeley, Ewan MacColl, Amanda Blake, Rebecca Schaeffer, and May Allison. After him are Stella Gibbons, Federico Saiz, Jack Smith, Wally Ris, Ray McAnally, and György Kulin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, S. David Griggs ranks 10,118 out of 18,182Before him are Jeannie Berlin (1949), Roberta Williams (1953), Eben Moglen (1959), Branford Marsalis (1960), Deb Haaland (1960), and May Allison (1890). After him are Bill Thompson (1913), Mackenzie Foy (2000), Charles Wallace Richmond (1868), Howard Valentine (1881), Finn Wittrock (1984), and Mireille Enos (1975).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, S. David Griggs ranks 112Before him are Guion Bluford (1942), Karen Nyberg (1969), Catherine Coleman (1960), William B. Lenoir (1939), Joseph P. Allen (1937), and Thomas Marshburn (1960). After him are Robert F. Overmyer (1936), John M. Fabian (1939), Donald E. Williams (1942), Robert L. Gibson (1946), Susan Helms (1958), and Don L. Lind (1930).