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William Arthur Pailes Status: Inactive. Trained as: Astronaut. Profession: Manned Spaceflight Engineer. Sex: Male. Marital Status: Married. Birth Date: 26 June 1952. Birth City: Hackensack. Birth State: New Jersey. Birth Country: USA. Nationality: American. Degree: BS, US Air Force Academy, 1974; MS, Computer Science, Texas A&M, 1981. Affiliation: USAF. Group: 1982 DoD Group 2. Date Selected: 01 September 1982. Departed: 1987. Number of Flights: 1. Total Time: 4.07 days. Comments: Selected for STS-51-J in October 1984. Cancelled after Challenger explosion.
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