Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Kimble

Robert Joseph, Jr.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  09.07.1948
Birthplace:  Allentown / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1985
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 04.06.1985

Additional information

Major, USMC, Ret. in 1990; Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the US Naval Academy, 1970; Ph.D. in mathematics from MIT (1973); semi finalist in NASA group 11 selection; at the time of his selection he was an A-4M pilot; was nominated by the Marine Corps 4 times, but interviewed by NASA only once (1985); now a computer scientist.

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