Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


David Bruce


David Cripps

Personal data

Birthdate:  19.07.1956
Birthplace:  Danville / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1987 / ??.??.1989
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 05.06.1987 / 17.01.1990

Additional information

Colonel, USA; Degrees in Applied Science / Engineering from the USMA and in Aeronautical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School; at the time of selection stationed at USN Test Pilot School, Patuxent River, Maryland; semi finalist in NASA group 12 and 13 selections; currently Deputy Director of Aviation Engineering, U.S. Army Aviation & Missile RDEC, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; hobbies: running, playing and building guitars, riding his Harley, spending time with his kids and grand-kids, and serving the community through various volunteer activities.


Last update on April 29, 2018.