Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

McElmurry

Thomas Uriel

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.12.1921
Birthplace:  Zion / Arkansas
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1961
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  03.11.2006
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; bachelor of science in mechanical engineering, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1940; master of science in aeronautical engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio; USAF Aerospace Research Pilot School, Edwards AFB, Edwards, California (1960-61); 1961 for military astronaut - class 1 selected; following his retirement from active duties 1965 - 1984 working for the NASA for Skylab and Space Shuttle; later assistant professor for aerospace engineering at the Texas A&M University.

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