Dale Allan Gardner

(b. 1948)

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(1948– )

US astronaut. He made two space shuttle flights: on board Challenger's third flight in 1983, which had the first night-time launch and landing (30 August–5 September), and on the second flight of Discovery in November 1984. Gardner was selected as an astronaut in 1978 and left NASA in 1986.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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