Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Michael B.


Personal data

Birthdate:  19.08.1956
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.2003
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 06.05.2004

Additional information

Operations Specialist for the United States Navy, 1975-1980. Bachelor of Science in geology/astronomy from West Chester University, 1982. Bachelor of Science in Education from West Chester University, 1982. Masters degree in Physical Science from West Chester University, 1984. Science teacher for Tredyffrin/Easttown School District, 1986 to the present. Educational Consultant for Oasis Home Education, 1997 to present. Recipient of the Gustav Ohaus Award for “Innovations in Middle Level Science Teaching” from the National Science Teacher’s Association and Ohaus Corporation, 1996. Selected to Project Labs, Rohm and Haas Company, 1998. Selected to the Educator in the Workplace Pennsylvania, 2001 & 2002. Education astronaut; semi finalist in NASA group 19 selection.


Last update on April 30, 2018.