Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Gary L.


Gary Kratochvil

Personal data

Birthdate:  06.10.1946
Birthplace:  Lincoln, Nebraska
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  15.03.1990
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1990 (as astronaut candidate)

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Geology from University of Alaska; master of science in Geology from the Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 1979; served as Associate Professor of Geology at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; finalist for the Terra GEODE project, was rejected due of medical problems; the best candidate for a lot of people; Lieutenant Colonel, USA, Ret.on August 15, 1991; was Senior Associate at Corrigan Consulting, Inc.; retired from the Colorado School of Mines; Now retired from Environmental Consulting, Corrigan Consulting, Houston, Texas; now residing in Dove Canyon, California.


Last update on March 03, 2020.