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Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock

Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock

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  • Name Douglas Harry Wheelock 
    Title Colonel 
    Nickname Wheels 
    Born 5 May 1960  Binghamton, Broome, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Douglas Harry Wheelock
    Douglas Harry Wheelock
    Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock in uniform.
    Occupation Astronaut  
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock Personal Patch
    Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock
    Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock
    Colonel Douglas Harry Wheelock discusses his role in space shuttle expeditions 24 & 25 to the international space station. Run time 6 minutes and 28 seconds.
    Occupation 23 Oct 2007 
    Mission Specialist aboard the space shuttle "Discovery".  
    Space-walking repairman.
    Space-walking repairman.
    Athens (Alabama) News-Courier, November 2, 2007 page 8A
    Discovery Returns To Earth.
    Discovery Returns To Earth.
    The Galveston County (Texas) Daily News, Thursday, November 7, 2007 section A, page 4.
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock - STS-120 launchpad arrival
    Doug Wheelock - STS-120 launchpad arrival
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock - STS-120 Launch.
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock - STS-120 as seen from the International Space Station.
    ISS
    ISS
    Doug Wheelock - International Space Station as seen from shuttle flight STS-120
    Doug Wheelock Spacewalk
    Doug Wheelock Spacewalk
    Doug took part in several planed and unplanned spacewalks. Here he is working to install the "Harmony" module which is a utility module of the ISS.
    ISS Repair.
    ISS Repair.
    An unplanned repair took place 3 November 2007. Astronaut Scott Parazynski at the end of the space shuttle orbiter boom had to repair a tear in the ISS solar array. Doug Wheelock also outside of the ship acted as the spotter so the boom operator could get Scott into the proper position. It was Wheelock that took this picture.
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    STS-120 Landing.
    STS-120 Shuttle Crew.
    STS-120 Shuttle Crew.
    STS-120 Shuttle Crew after landing. Doug Wheelock is the fourth from the left.
    Occupation 1 Jun 2010 
    Served as Flight Engineer on International Space Station Expedition 24. 
    U.S.-Russian crew blasts off to space station.
    U.S.-Russian crew blasts off to space station.
    The Victorville (California) Daily Press, Wednesday, June 15. 2010 section B, page 6.
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Soyuz-FG.
    Soyuz-FG.
    Soyuz-FG carrier rocket that took Wheelock into space being moved to the launching pad.
    Soyuz-FG 2.
    Soyuz-FG 2.
    Another view of the Soyuz launch vehicle being prepped for launch.
    Soyuz TMA-19 Launch.
    Soyuz TMA-19 Launch.
    The liftoff of the Soyuz launch vehicle carrying Soyuz TMA-19. This was the Start of International Space Station Expedition 24.
    Soyuz TMA-19M
    Soyuz TMA-19M
    Soyuz TMA-19M orbiter attached to the International Space Station.
    Doug Wheelock Exiting the International Space Station.
    Doug Wheelock Exiting the International Space Station.
    Like his first trip into space this one too required planned and unplanned spacewalks.
    Doug Wheelock During a Contingency Spacewalk.
    Doug Wheelock During a Contingency Spacewalk.
    November 16, 2010. After an ammonia cooling pump failed and caused power to be cut off from parts of the station Doug had to replace the pump.
    Occupation 25 Sep 2010 
    At the conclusion of International Space Station Expedition 24 Wheelock stayed in space and became the commander of Expedition 25. 
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Doug Wheelock
    Soyuz Orbiter.
    Soyuz Orbiter.
    Soyuz Orbiter as seen from the International Space Station.
    Expedition 25 Landing.
    Expedition 25 Landing.
    Headed for a touch down near the town of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan on Friday, Nov. 26, 2010. Unlike the space shuttle the landing of a Soyuz landing module is anything but graceful.
    Expedition 25 Landing.
    Expedition 25 Landing.
    Expedition 25 Landing.
    Soyuz Landing Module.
    Soyuz Landing Module.
    The ground crew works to get the three astronauts out of the Soyuz lander.
    Wheelock being carried away.
    Wheelock being carried away.
    Wheelock being carried away from the lander. He was not hurt. This is just standard procedure because the impact of the landing.
    Siblings
    1. Dave Wheelock
     
    Person ID I16035  Nagel
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2018 

    Father Olin H Wheelock,   b. 11 Oct 1932, Factoryville, Wyoming, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 2015  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Margaret Wheelock 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F5382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cathleen Hollen 
    Divorced Yes 
    Children 
     1. Ashley Wheelock  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F11589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kelley Edington 
    Married 6 Sep 2014  Akron, Summit, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Doug and Kelly Wheelock.
    Doug and Kelly Wheelock.
    Doug and Kelly Wheelock.
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F11590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart