Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Brophy

Desmond

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Regina, SK
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.2009
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 13.05.2009

Additional information

BEng, Chemical Engineering, McGill University (1992); MSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Calgary (1996); Master's candidate in Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado (ongoing); currently works as an exchange test pilot with the United States Air Force. He has several years of experience as a pilot and flight instructor, including positions as a Canadian Forces experimental test pilot and CF-18 Hornet fighter pilot. His numerous missions have included work in support of Canada's commitment to NATO.

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