Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Richard Jay "Dick"


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Personal data

Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1991 / ??.??.1994
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 31.03.1992 / 08.12.1994

Additional information

Brigadier General, USAF, Ret.; Bachelor of Science degree, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1981; Doctor of Medicine degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1985; Aerospace Medicine Primary Course, USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB, Texas, 1988; Air War College, by correspondence, 2000; semi finalist in NASA group 14 and 15 selections; was physician to the president of the United States (George W. Bush) and director of the White House Medical Unit.


Last update on October 31, 2008.