Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Korkowski

James A. "Jim"

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  13.04.1948
Birthplace:  Urbana / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1980
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 29.05.1980
Day of death:  12.06.1986
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in engineering physics; Master of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering; at the time of his selection assigned at NASA Johnson Space Center (research pilot); semi finalist in NASA group 9 selection; died of cancer.

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