|Birthplace:||New York City|
|Status:||Ret. 16.01.1978 (as astronaut candidate)|
|Day of death:||10.03.2012|
|Place of death:||?|
Ph.D.; at the time of his selection assigned at NASA / JSC, Houston, Texas; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; during his career he was "Granite Flight" as a Shuttle director from the start of the program until roughly the late 80's; later NASA Deputy Director, Program and Operations, Space Station Freedom Program and then eventual director of the project until it moved back down to Houston from Reston, VA. At that point he retired from NASA and started working in the private sector.
Last update on December 13, 2016.