|Birthplace:||Rochester / New York|
|Selection group:||MOL-2 / NASA-7|
|Day of death:||21.08.2013|
|Place of death:||Lancaster / California|
|1||STS-3 Columbia||PLT||22.03. - 30.03.1982||8d 00h 04m|
|2||STS-51F Challenger||CDR||29.07. - 06.08.1985||7d 22h 46m|
|Total||15d 22h 50m|
Bachelor of science and master of science in mechanical engineering from CalTech, 1957 and 1958 respectively; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; selected in 1966 for MOL-2 ; in 1977 he was pilot of the first, third and fifth test flight with the Space Shuttle Enterprise (ALT); hobbies: Woodworking, photography, tennis, racquetball; later he was research pilot at NASA Dryden Flight Research Facility, Edwards AFB; until December 31, 2007 he was project pilot for Propulsion Controlled Aircraft Program; later he was retired.
Last update on August 24, 2018.