Biographies of U.S. Astronauts
|| Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania
Was 31 years at the time of selection. Is
originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned a bachelor's degree in
aeronautics and astronautics from
. He continued on to earn a doctorate in electrical
engineering and computer science from the University of California, Berkeley.
He is a private pilot and has extensive experience with wilderness search and
rescue efforts. Hoburg came to
, where he was leading a research group as an
assistant professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics.