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ⓘ Paul J. Weitz. Paul Joseph Weitz was an American naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and former NASA astronaut. Weitz flew into space ..




Paul J. Weitz
                                     

ⓘ Paul J. Weitz

Paul Joseph Weitz was an American naval officer and aviator, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and former NASA astronaut.

Weitz flew into space twice. He was a member of the three-man crew who flew on Skylab 2, the first manned Skylab mission. He was also Commander of the STS-6 mission, the first of the Space Shuttle Challenger flights.

Weitz died on October 23, 2017 in Flagstaff, Arizona from myelodysplastic syndrome at the age of 85.

                                     

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