Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Michael Irvine


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Personal data

Birthdate:  01.10.1949
Birthplace:  Nashville / Tennessee
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1984
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 23.05.1984
Day of death:  19.11.2005
Place of death:  Houston / Texas

Additional information

Major, USMC, Ret.; Bachelor of Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University; Master of Science degree in systems management from the University of Southern California; Naval Test Pilot School; at the time of selection stationed at Marine Corps Development and Education Command, Quantico, Virginia; semi finalist in NASA group 10 selection; former deputy administrator for NASA; was Vice President and General Manager, NASA Systems, Boeing; died of cancer.


Last update on April 28, 2018.