Charles D. Walker

Charles D. Walker

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1948-08-29

Status Retired

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Charles David "Charlie" Walker (born August 29, 1948) is an American engineer who flew on three Space Shuttle missions in 1984 and 1985 as a Payload Specialist for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation. He is the first non-government individual to fly in space.

Charles D. Walker's Launches

Space Shuttle Atlantis / OV-104 | STS-61-B

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Lockheed Space Operations Company
Launch Complex 39A
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Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-51-D

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Lockheed Space Operations Company
Launch Complex 39A
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Space Shuttle Discovery / OV-103 | STS-41-D

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