Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Peter G. "Pete"


Personal data

Birthdate:  22.03.1961
Birthplace:  Bellingham / Washington
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1999
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 26.07.2000
Day of death:  27.08.2002
Place of death:  Comalapa / El Salvador

Additional information

Commander, USN; Degree in Ocean Engineering from the United States Naval Academy; semi finalist in NASA group 18 selection; was Commanding Officer of Naval Special Warfare Unit Four, the Navy’s SEAL element of U.S. Southern Command, in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico; hobbies: writing and cooking, poetry, Shakespeare, classical music, single malt scotch; died during a military training exercise in southern El Salvador.


Last update on January 04, 2008.