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Robert L. Crippen

Robert L. Crippen was born on September 11, 1937 in Beaumont, Texas, USA as Robert Laurel Crippen. He is married to Pandora Lee Puckett. He was previously married to Virginia E. Hill. See full bio »

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NASA: Triumph and Tragedy Himself - Shuttle Astronaut
Spaceflight Himself
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Himself - Shuttle Pilot
Space Voyages Himself


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 2013 Space Voyages (TV Series documentary)
- Open for Business (2013) ... Himself (as Bob Crippen)
 2009 NASA: Triumph and Tragedy (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Shuttle Astronaut
- One Giant Leap (2009) ... Himself - Shuttle Astronaut (as Bob Crippen)
 2008 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself - Shuttle Pilot
- The Shuttle (2008) ... Himself - Shuttle Pilot
 1991 Star Trek 25th Anniversary Special (TV Movie documentary)
 1985-1987 Spaceflight (TV Series documentary)
- The Territory Ahead (1987) ... Himself
- One Giant Leap (1986) ... Himself
- The Wings of Mercury (1985) ... Himself
- Thunder in the Skies (1985) ... Himself
 1984 Good Morning America (TV Series)
- Dated 4 July 1984 (1984) ... Himself
 1981 A Remarkable Flying Machine (Documentary short)
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 2016 The Eighties (TV Series documentary)
- The Tech Boom (2016) ... Himself (as Capt. Robert Crippen)
 1988 Reaching for the Skies (TV Series)
- Pioneers (1988) ... Himself

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

NASA biographical page

Alternate Names:

Bob Crippen | Capt. Robert Crippen


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

[about the ending of the Space Shuttle program] I am proud of what the shuttle has accomplished. We did have two horrible accidents, but flying in space is never going to be risk free. Both times, NASA picked itself up, put the program back together and got it flying in a safer manner. Looking back, it's been a great program for 30 years. To not be able to do some of those kinds of things for ... See more »


Crippen served as the Director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center from January 1992 to January 1995. During his tenure, the center processed, safely launched, and recovered 22 Space Shuttle missions. See more »

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