Status: Inactive; Active 1982-1990. Born: 1956-11-16. Birth Place: Poughkeepsie, New York.
Bachelor of science in radiation health physics from the University of Lowell, 1978. Master of science in computer science from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, 1979. Assigned to a StarLab mission, but was injured on 16 June 1988 in a car accident in Boston (together with astronaut Puz). Resigned from active astronaut duty in September 1990. Retired from the USAF and worked later in Virginia.
The group was selected to provide shuttle manned spaceflight engineers to operate military payloads.. Qualifications: USAF officers with bachelor's degree in science or engineering; four years experience in flying or space-related activities. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. 14 were selected from 63 candidates.