Charles Fullerton is an American astronaut who was born on October 11,
1936, in New York.
Before he became an astronaut, Charles Fullerton served as a pilot for
the Air Force. He has logged over 11,200 hours of flight time in 84
types of aircraft.
Charles Fullerton became an astronaut in 1966. He has spent over 380
hours in space on two spaceflights.
In 1982, Fullerton piloted STS-3. During this mission, the crew tested
the new remote manipulator arm. In 1985, he commanded Spacelab 2. The
crew made several experiments during this mission.
Fullerton currently pilots airplanes that launch satellites into orbit.
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