Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Whitford

Dennis James "Denny"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  17.07.1951
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Selection date:  ??.??.1985
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 04.06.1985

Additional information

Captain, USN, Ret.; Bachelor of Science in oceanography from the US Naval Academy, 1972; Master of Science in oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate School; Master of Science in meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School; Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography from the Naval Postgraduate School; semi finalist in NASA group 11 selection; was professor of oceanography and department chair of the Oceanography Department at the U.S. Naval Academy; currently at the University of Maryland.

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