Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Heacox

William D.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  26.03.1942
Birthplace:  Pipestone / Minnesota
Marital status:  married
Children:  none
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978

Additional information

Degrees in mathematics, physics and astronomy; Ph.D. 1977, University of Hawaii at Manoa; at the time of his selection assigned as NRC Research Associate, NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; currently Professor of Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

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Last update on January 01, 2008.