Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Hines

Robert Thomas "Bob", Jr.

USA

Robert Hines

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Personal data

Birthdate:  11.01.1975
Birthplace:  Fayetteville / North Carolina
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  07.06.2017
Selection group:  NASA-22
Position:  PLT
Status:  active

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Additional information

Was 42 years at the time of selection. Considers Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, his hometown. He graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering. From there, he went on to graduate from the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, and then the University of Alabama, where he earned a master's degree in aerospace engineering. He has served in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves for 18 years. For the last five years, Hines has served as a NASA research pilot at Johnson.

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Last update on June 20, 2017.