Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


S. Alan


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Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.11.1957
Birthplace:  New Orleans / Louisiana
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1996
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 01.05.1996

Additional information

Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy; Bachelor of Science in Physics; Master of Science in Aeronautics Engineering; Ph.D. in Astrophysics & Planetary Sciences; planetary scientist; semi finalist in NASA group 16 selection; was Director of the Southwest Research Institute's Department of Space Studies in Boulder, Colorado; hobbies: hiking, camping, gardening, and writing; since April 02, 2007 Associate Administrator, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.


Last update on April 29, 2018.