Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Dean B.


Personal data

Birthdate:  09.10.1952
Birthplace:  Summit / New Jersey
Marital status:  single
Children:  none
Selection date:  ??.??.1989 / ??.??.1996 / ??.??.1997
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 17.01.1990 / 01.05.1996 / 05.06.1998

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Geology from St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1974; Master of Science in Geology from the University of New Mexico in 1974; Ph.D. in Geology from Arizona State University; semi finalist in NASA group 13, 16 and 17 selections; currently lead test engineer for advanced planetary space suit development and lead scientist for developing NASA's program for return to the moon in the 2015 time frame; hobbies: aerobatic flying, horseback riding.


Last update on April 29, 2018.