Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

McCormack, Jr.

Percival Davis


Personal data

Birthdate:  23.10.1939
Marital status:  married
Children:  five
Selection date:  01.09.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. 22.12.1977
Day of death:  09.06.2015
Place of death:  / Illinois

Additional information

Ph.D. in physics, nuclear physics, gashydro dynamics, medicine; in 1977 he worked as expert in nuclear physics at the Trinity College in Dublin; first chief flight surgeon for Europe’s new astronaut corps; in 2001, McCormack became professor of bio-engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago; one of two Irish candidates in 1977 ESA selection.


Last update on August 11, 2020.