Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


José Antonio


Personal data

Birthdate:  13.04.1954
Birthplace:  Toluca
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  29.03.1985
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1985

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Universidad de las Americas, Cholula, State of Puebla, Mexico, 1976; Ph.D. in Physics (Radio Astronomy) from MIT, 1982; currently researcher at the Instituto de Astronomía, UNAM, Mexico; hobbies: European football, squash, tennis, floating, badminton, volleyball, run on distance 5 and 10 km; Mexican candidate for STS-61B.


Last update on April 30, 2018.