Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Gates

Sylvester James, Jr. "Jim"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1950
Birthplace:  Tampa / Florida
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1980
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 29.05.1980

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in mathematics and physics from MIT; Ph.D. from MIT, 1977; at the time of his selection assigned at Harvard University, Cambridge, Maryland; semi finalist in NASA group 9 selection; currently professor at the University of Maryland.

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