Donald Edward Williams

(b. 1942)

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(1942– )

US astronaut. He flew on the space shuttle Discovery in April 1985, whose crew included the first US senator in space, Jake Garn; and on the October 1989 Atlantis mission that deployed the Galileo spacecraft. He was selected as an astronaut in 1978 and retired from NASA in 1990.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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