Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Golden

Robert L.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.07.1940
Birthplace:  Alameda / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978
Day of death:  07.04.1995
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Ph.D. from the University of California in Berkeley, 1966; at the time of his selection assigned at NASA / Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; was Director of the Particle Astrophysics Laboratory, New Mexico State University; died after a brief illness.

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