|Birthplace:||Reykjavik / ICELAND|
|Date of death:||05.04.2022|
|Place of death:||Vancouver|
|1||STS-85 Discovery||PS||07.08. - 19.08.1997||11d 20h 26m|
|Total||11d 20h 26m|
Bachelor of applied science in engineering physics from University of British Columbia, 1972; was selected in 1983 for Space Team Canada; assigned for the later cancelled mission CANEX-2 in 1985; then backup for STS-52; selected on 27.98.1998 as NASA astronaut; hobbies: Flying, especially aerobatic flights, physical fitness, scuba diving, parachuting; returned to Canadian Space Agency in 1999, but was still an active CSA astronaut; later wanted to tech at the University of Western Ontario.
Last update on April 07, 2022.