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Where was Carlos Ismael Noriega born?

Where was Carlos Ismael Noriega born?

Lima, Peru
Carlos I. Noriega/Place of birth

When was Carlos Ismael Noriega born?

October 8, 1959 (age 62 years)
Carlos I. Noriega/Date of birth

Born Oct 8, 1959 Carlos Ismael Noriega is a Peruvian and U.S. citizen, NASA employee, a former NASA astronaut and a retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel.

What did Carlos Noriega study in college?

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION In 1977, Noriega graduated from Wilcox High School in Santa Clara, California. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Southern California in 1981.

What country is Carlos I Noriega from?

Carlos I. Noriega/Nationality

What was Carlos Ismael Noriega accomplishments?

Carlos Noriega is famous for becoming an astronaut. During his time as an astronaut, he completed a total of 221 hours and 20 minutes in space and traveled 3.6 million miles in 144 orbits of the Earth on the space shuttle STS-84. Noriega went to work at the United States Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Where did Carlos Noriega grow up?

Born in Lima, Peru, and raised in Santa Clara, he saw his parents work hard — his father was a cabinet-maker, his mother a housekeeper — to put him in a position to attain higher education.

What made Carlos Noriega a pioneer?

In 1997, Carlos Ismael Noriega made history as the first Peruvian-born astronaut to fly into outer space. He had been born in Peru’s capital city of Lima in 1959.

What made Carlos Noriega famous?

Astronaut Carlos Noriega had a distinguished career as a Marine Corps pilot before venturing millions of miles beyond planet Earth. A mission specialist and computer scientist, Lieutentant Colonel Noriega has visited Mir and helped to assemble the International Space Station.

What are Carlos Ismael Noriega scientific accomplishments?

Noriega flew on STS-84 in 1997 and STS-97 in 2000. He has logged more than 481 hours in space, including over 19 EVA hours in three spacewalks. Following STS-97, Noriega trained as the backup commander for the Sixth Expedition to the International Space Station and later as a member of the crew of STS-121.

When did Carlos Noriega get married?

He was born on October 8 . Carlos Ismael graduated in the year 1977 from Wilcox high school , Santa Clara California. In 1981 Carlos was in the University of Southern California . Carlos Ismael married the former Wendy I Thatcher and they have five children.