Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Pinsky

Lawrence S.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  09.08.1946
Birthplace:  New York City
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Physics, Carnegie Mellon University 1968; Master of Arts in Physics, University of Rochester 1969; Ph.D. in Physics, University of Rochester 1973; J.D. (Law), University of Houston 1997; LL.M. Intellectual Property and Information Law, University of Houston 2001; at the time of his selection assigned at Physics Department, University of Houston, Houston, Texas; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; 1975-1981 Assistant Professor of Physics, University of Houston; 1981-1989 Associate Professor; since 1989 professor at the physics department at the University of Houston; since 1995 Chairperson, Department of Physics.

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