Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Bixler

Charles Harley "Charlie"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1949
Birthplace:  Stillwater / Oklahoma
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1985
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 04.06.1985

Additional information

Commander, USN, Ret.; former F-14 Fighter Pilot; Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the Oklahoma State University, 1972; graduated from the US Navy Test Pilot School, class 79 (1981); doctorate degree in Systems Engineering, 1995; Masters of Engineering Management (with Commendation) from The George Washington University; semi finalist in NASA group 11 selection; retired from the Navy in July 1995; formerly the Program Manager for Information Technology Support Services (ITSS) and Director for Knowledge Management at Keane Federal Systems, Inc.; currently the Vice President and Director of Homeland Security and State Department for BAE SYSTEMS, managing all aspects of a complex and highly dynamic government IT environment; additionally, he is a Professorial Lecturer at The George Washington University in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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