Robert S. Kimbrough

Robert S. Kimbrough

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1967-06-04

Status Active

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Robert Shane Kimbrough is a retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. He was part of the first group of candidates selected for NASA astronaut training following the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. Kimbrough is a veteran of two spaceflights, the first being a Space Shuttle flight, and the second being a 6-month mission to the ISS on board a Russian Soyuz craft. He was the commander of the International Space Station for Expedition 50, and returned to Earth in April 2017.

Robert S. Kimbrough's Launches

Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX USCV-2 (NASA Crew Flight 2)

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SpaceX
Launch Complex 39A
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Soyuz-FG | Soyuz MS-02

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Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
31/6
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Space Shuttle Endeavour / OV-105 | STS-126

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United Space Alliance
Launch Complex 39A
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