Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Walker

David E.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Denton / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1987 / ??.??.1989
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 05.06.1987 / 17.01.1990

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret. (in 2006); Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1979; Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1980; Doctor of Philosophy, Aeronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 1994; Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 1997; Master Navigator with over 2700 hours in 65 different types of aircraft including the RF-4C and the F-15E; graduated of the USAF Test Pilot School Class 85B (course from June 1985 to June 1986); at the time of selection stationed at Edwards AFB, California; semi finalist in NASA group 12 and 13 selections; July 2003 - July 2006 Vice Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; since July 2006 Director, Material and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

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