James Frederick Buchli

(b. 1945)

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(1945– )

US astronaut. He made four space shuttle flights, including the German Spacelab mission aboard Challenger, which was launched in October 1985 with a crew of eight, the largest team launched into space. Buchli became an astronaut in 1979. He retired as an astronaut in 1992 and joined the Boeing Defense and Space Group.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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