Stephen Bowen head shot

Stephen Bowen

Astronaut, NASA

Stephen G. Bowen (Captain, U.S. Navy) was the first submarine officer to be selected as an astronaut by NASA. Bowen is a veteran of STS-126, STS-132 and STS-133. The STS-126 mission was the 27th International Space Station (ISS) assembly mission. The crew delivered equipment and supplies as well as expanded the living quarters to house six-member crews aboard ISS. STS -132 delivered an Integrated Cargo Carrier and a Russian Mini Research Module. STS 133 delivered the Permanent Multipurpose Module and the fourth Express Logistics Carrier (ELC) to the station. He has logged more than 40 days in space including 47 hours and 18 minutes in seven spacewalks.

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