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Richard H. Truly

AKA Richard Harrison Truly

Born: 12-Nov-1937
Birthplace: Fayette, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Astronaut

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NASA Administrator, 1989-92

Military service: US Navy (1959-92, Vice Admiral)

Astronaut aboard shuttle mission STS-2 (1981) and commanded STS-8 (1983).

    University: BS Aeronautical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (1959)
    Administrator: VP, Georgia Institute of Technology (1992-97)

    US Energy Department Dir., National Renewable Energy Laboratory (1997-2005)
    NASA Administrator (1989-92)
    US Defense Department Commander, Naval Space Command
    Midwest Research Institute EVP
    Member of the Board of Xcel Energy (2005-)
    Eagle Scout
    Defense Distinguished Service Medal
    Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
    Distinguished Flying Cross
    Legion of Merit
    Meritorious Service Medal


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