Astronaut Scholarship Foundation

Created By The Mercury 7 Astronauts

Jeff Hoffman

Jeffrey Hoffman

Jeffrey Hoffman is a veteran of five missions and has logged 1,211 hours in space. In 1985 on STS-51D, he made the first contingency EVA in an effort to rescue a malfunctioning satellite. On his second flight in 1990, STS-35, he flew with the ASTRO-1 ultraviolet astronomy laboratory. He twice flew with the Tethered Space Satellite, STS-46 in 1992 and STS-75 in 1996. Hoffman also flew on STS-61, the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission. Hoffman is currently a Professor of Aerospace Engineering in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jeffrey Hoffman was inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on May 5, 2007.