Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Miguel Arturo


Miguel Cervantes-Montoya

Personal data

Birthdate:  29.09.1951
Birthplace:  Esperanza / Sonora
Marital status:  divorced
Children:  three
Selection date:  29.03.1985
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1985

Additional information

1969 - 1973 Escuela de Altos Estudios/Universidad de Sonora Hermosillo/Mexico, Bachelor of Science/Physics 1975-1976; National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Puebla, Mexico, Master of Science/Optics; 1977-1981 Optical Sciences Center/The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Doctor of Philosophy/Optics; served as director of the Department of Physical Research of the University of Sonora in the period 1991-1995; 1971-2001, University of Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico, Researcher; Mexican candidate for STS-61B; hobbies: painting in the cubist style.


Last update on April 30, 2018.