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William Frederick Fisher

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William Frederick Fisher (born April 1, 1946) is an American physician and a former NASA astronaut. Fisher went into space in 1985 on board the Space Shuttle. He retired from NASA in 1992 and returned to the full-time practice of medicine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Frederick Fisher has received more than 189,330 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). William Frederick Fisher is the 426th most popular astronaut (up from 489th in 2019), the 13,968th most popular biography from United States (down from 13,706th in 2019) and the 220th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, William Frederick Fisher ranks 426 out of 524Before him are Jerome Apt, Alan G. Poindexter, Christopher Cassidy, José M. Hernández, Eric Boe, and Michael E. Fossum. After him are Mark L. Polansky, David C. Hilmers, David Saint-Jacques, Alexander Misurkin, Jim Wetherbee, and Robert S. Kimbrough.

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Among people born in 1946, William Frederick Fisher ranks 700Before him are Gallagher, Ed Schafer, Doug Russell, Bobby Rush, Malcolm Rifkind, and Helen Gourlay. After him are Eddie Holman, Joe Kinnear, Don Chaney, Tim Johnson, Richard N. Richards, and Terry Hart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Frederick Fisher ranks 13,968 out of 18,182Before him are Baron Davis (1979), Traci Bingham (1968), Juicy J (1975), Karl Glusman (1988), Romany Malco (1968), and Red Grange (1903). After him are Danielle Rose Russell (1999), Lucious Jackson (1941), George M. Bibb (1776), Sam Jaeger (1977), Andrea Thompson (1960), and Faiq Bolkiah (1998).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, William Frederick Fisher ranks 220Before him are Jerome Apt (1949), Alan G. Poindexter (1961), Christopher Cassidy (1970), José M. Hernández (1962), Eric Boe (1964), and Michael E. Fossum (1957). After him are Mark L. Polansky (1956), David C. Hilmers (1950), Jim Wetherbee (1952), Robert S. Kimbrough (1967), Jerry M. Linenger (1955), and Bruce E. Melnick (1949).