Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Archie Tibbs, Jr.


Personal data

Birthdate:  20.06.1928
Birthplace:  Elkhorn / West Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1958
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 09.04.1959
Day of death:  20.08.2007
Place of death:  Lufkin / Texas

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret.; degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech), in Blacksburg, Virginia and the Graduate School of Business - University of Chicago in Illinois; one of 32 semi finalists in NASA group 1 selection.


Last update on February 26, 2015.