|Birthplace:||Cooperstown / New York|
|1||STS-41B||PLT||03.02. - 11.02.1984||7d 23h 15m|
|2||STS-61C||CDR||12.01. - 18.01.1986||6d 02h 03m|
|3||STS-27||CDR||02.12. - 06.12.1988||4d 09h 05m|
|4||STS-47||CDR||12.09. - 20.09.1992||7d 22h 30m|
|5||STS-71||CDR||27.06. - 07.07.1995||9d 19h 22m|
|Total||36d 04h 15m|
Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from California Polytechnic State University, 1969; Captain, USN, Ret.; test pilot; married to astronaut Rhea Seddon; from January 1993 - September 1994 Chief of Astronaut Office; since March 1996 Deputy Director Flight Crew Operations; hobbies: home built aircraft, formula one air racing, running, surfing; mid November 1996 he left NASA to work in private business; later he worked with Southwest Airlines; in 2007 he became chief operating officer and head test pilot for Benson Space Co., California.
Last update on July 03, 2009.