Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Thomas Charles


Personal data

Birthdate:  12.08.1951
Birthplace:  Glendale, Arizona
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1987
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????

Additional information

Bachelor of science degree in meteorology, Purdue University, 1973; master of professional meteorology degree, Saint Louis University, 1981; Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, Tucson, 1989; Colonel, USAF; at the time of his selection assigned at Detachment 1, Headquarters Air Weather Service in Washington, D.C.; currently commander of the 45th Weather Squadron at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; semi finalist in WOSE II (Weather Officer in Space Experiment); did not reach the final selection.


Last update on April 30, 2018.