Dr. John M. Grunsfeld biography
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Dr. John M. Grunsfeld of Chicago, is a veteran of
five space flights and has logged over 58 days in space, including 57 hours and 90 minutes in
eight spacewalks. Grunsfeld has worked on several technical assignments within NASA since
being selected as an astronaut candidate in 1992. During the George W. Bush Administration,
he served as Chief Scientist detailed to NASA Headquarters, where he helped develop the
Presidentâ€™s Vision for Space Exploration.
Grunsfeld earned a BS in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and
both an MS and a Doctorate in Physics from the University of Chicago.