Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Mathews

Thomas J. "Jay"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.04.1945
Birthplace:  Long Beach / California
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  14.05.1986
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Additional information

Master's degree in East Asian regional studies from Harvard; one of fourty semi finalists in the "Journalist in Space Program" (cancelled following the Challenger tragedy); candidate from California; in 1986 working for the Washington Post.

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