Friday, April 29, 2011

Michael Lopez-Alegria

Country of origin: Spain

Michael Eladio "LA" López-Alegría (also known as Miguel López-Alegría) b. May 30, 1958, is a Spanish-American astronaut; a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions and one International Space Station mission. He is known for having performed ten EVAs so far in his career, presently holding the #2 all-time EVA duration record and having the longest spaceflight of any American at the length 215 days, this time was spent on board the ISS from September 18, 2006 to April 21, 2007.

To find out more about Michael Lopez-Alegria, see his page on Wikipedia, or take a look at his biography at NASA.

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