Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


José Miguel Jr.


Personal data

Birthdate:  22.02.1974
Birthplace:  Springfield, Massachusetts
Marital status:  single
Children:  none
Selection date:  ??.??.2008 / ??.??.2012
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 29.06.2009 / 17.06.2013

Additional information

Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology (1996); Master of Science in Geology, California Institute of Technology (1996); Ph.D. in Geology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2002); semi finalist in NASA groups 20 and 21 selections; currently employed as Associate Professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Geological Sciences and Center for Space Exploration Technology Research; hobbies: flying, travel, camping/backpacking/hiking, running, reading.


Last update on April 30, 2018.