Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

McKenna

Gregory B.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.01.1949
Birthplace:  Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978

Additional information

Bachelors degree in Engineering Mechanics from the U.S. Air Force Academy; Masters Degree in the area of composite materials from the MIT, 1971; Ph.D.in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Utah, 1976; at the time of his selection assigned at National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C.; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; since 2001 Department Chair, Professor in Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University.

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