Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Richard John


Personal data

Birthdate:  22.03.1951
Birthplace:  New York
Marital status:  
Selection date:  22.12.1977
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.05.1978

Additional information

Astronomer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory; unsuccessful application for NASA astronaut groups 9 and 10; semi finalist for a Spacelab mission, but not selected. He is currently a Voyager scientist, who discovered several moons of Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.


Last update on January 02, 2008.