Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Methia

Richard A. "Dick"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1946 (?)
Birthplace:  
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.07.1985
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1985

Additional information

Semi finalist in the "Teacher in Space Project"; Bachelor of Arts from Providence College; Master of Arts from Bridgewater State College; teacher for English at the New Bedford High School, Massachusetts; worked with NASA in Washington, D.C., for a year-long fellowship about the time of the Challenger explosion; later he began working at the Challenger Center, a memorial institute; after 10 years at the center, he recently became an independent technology consultant in Fairfax Station, Virginia.

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