|Birthplace:||Ottawa / Kansas|
|1||STS-41D Discovery||MS||30.08. - 05.09.1984||6d 00h 56m|
|2||STS-61C Columbia||MS||12.01. - 18.01.1986||6d 02h 03m|
|3||STS-31 Discovery||MS||24.04. - 29.04.1990||5d 01h 16m|
|4||STS-82 Discovery||MS||11.02. - 21.02.1997||9d 23h 37m|
|5||STS-93 Columbia||MS||23.07. - 28.07.1999||4d 22h 49m|
|Total||32d 02h 41m|
Bachelor of arts in physics and astronomy from the University of Kansas, 1973; doctorate of philosophy in astronomy and astrophysics from the University of California, 1990 Director at NASA's Ames Research Center; 1992 returned to JSC to serve as Deputy Director Flight Crew Operations; was since November 2002 Associate Director for Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science, Space and Life Sciences Directorate, JSC; hobbies: Golf, basketball, softball, running, playing bridge, umpiring; in February 2008 he became member of the faculty at the University of Kansas.
Last update on August 25, 2018.