Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Ferris

Timothy T.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  29.08.1942
Birthplace:  Miami / Florida
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  14.05.1986
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Additional information

Graduates from Northwestern University; one of fourty semi finalists in the "Journalist in Space Program" (cancelled following the Challenger tragedy); candidate from California; 1974 - 1982 Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; in 1986 working as freelancer; since 1986 Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley; also teaches astronomy and English.

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