Astronaut Candidates
NASA Group 8


Surname Given names Date of Birth Place of Birth Selection Position Status Marital status Children Date of Death Place of Death
Achille Franklin S. ??.??.1948 (?) Doylestown / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Almujuela Thomas Nahanee ??.??.1943 (?) Seattle / Washington ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Anderson David W. ??.??.1948 (?) Lincoln / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Anderson Leslie B. III ??.??.1941 (?) Wooster / Ohio ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Atwood William B. ??.??.1947 (?) Nashua / New Hampshire ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Bagian James Philipp 22.02.1952 Philadelphia / Pennsylvania 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. ??.08.1995 married five    
Bankus Gerald Kent ??.??.1943 (?) Milan / Missouri ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Batdorf Richard Earl ??.??.1947 Wauseaon / Ohio ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Behler Robert F. ??.??.1948 (?) Rome / New York ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 23.05.1984        
Belcher Robert C. ??.??.1949 (?) Del Rio / Texas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Bird Ronald S. ??.??.1942 (?) Ann Arbor / Michigan ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Blaha John Elmer 26.08.1942 San Antonio / Texas 19.05.1980 CDR Ret. 26.09.1997 married three    
Bohn Gary Dean 19.04.1944 Halstead / Kansas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 23.05.1984        
Bolton Claude M. ??.??.1946 (?) Sioux City / Iowa ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Boone Stephen C. ??.??.1938 (?) Navasota / Texas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Boudreaux Joseph C. III ??.??.1947 (?) New Orleans / Louisiana ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Bridges Roy Dunbard, Jr. 19.07.1943 Atlanta / Georgia 19.05.1980 PLT Ret. ??.03.1986 married two    
Bryan Frederick Terrence "Terry" ??.??.1942 (?) Melrose / Massachusetts ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Bufton Jack L. ??.??.1945 (?) Kenmore / New York ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Bulloch Donald C. ??.??.1945 (?) Alexandria / Louisiana ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Carruthers George R. 01.10.1939 Cincinnati / Ohio ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married      
Casper John Howard 09.07.1943 Greenville / South Carolina 23.05.1984 CDR Ret. ??.??.1997 married four    
Cintron Nitza Margarita ??.??.1950 (?) San Juan / Puerto Rico ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Clarke Samuel H. ??.??.1937 (?) Bristol / Virginia ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Couch Richard S. ??.??.1946 (?) Hamilton / Ontario / Canada ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Cox John Thomas 21.05.1944 New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married three 10.03.2012 ?
Crane Kathleen "Kathy" 07.09.1951 Washington D.C ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Cranston Stewart Edward 24.05.1944 Watertown / South Dakota ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Cross William V. II ??.??.1946 (?) Omaha / Nebraska ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Cruce Andrew C. ??.??.1943 (?) Fresno / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married      
Daniel Edward L. ??.??.1945 (?) Eagle Pass / Texas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Davis Mark S. ??.??.1944 (?) Philadelphia / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980        
Degioanni Joseph J. C. ??.??.1946 (?) / Italy ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Diner David J. ??.??.1953 (?) New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Dougherty David R. ??.??.1945 (?) Enid / Oklahoma ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Dowd Douglas L. ??.??.1943 (?) Miami / Florida ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980        
Dunbar Bonnie Jeanne 03.03.1949 Sunnyside / Washington 19.05.1980 MSP active married none    
Durbin Michael Eugene ??.??.1942 (?) Dallas / Texas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Edwards Thomas E. ??.??.1942 (?) Starkville / Mississippi ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Elliott Brady A. ??.??.1947 (?) Columbus / Ohio ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Elliott Dale S. ??.??.1945 (?) Lake Charles / Louisiana ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ellis James Oren, Jr. ??.??.1947 (?) Spartanburg / South Carolina ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Ephrath Ayre R. ??.??.1942 (?) / Czechoslovakia ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Erickson James D. ??.??.1942 (?) Spokane / Washington ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ewing Kent H. ??.??.1943 (?) San Angelo / Texas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Fields William J. "Bill" ??.??.1942 (?) Baltimore / Maryland ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Fisher William Frederick 01.04.1946 Dallas / Texas 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. 31.01.1991 married two    
Fitrell Stuart James 17.01.1939 Cleveland / Ohio ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Fitzpatrick Joan J. ??.??.1950 (?) Bayonne / New Jersey ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Fitzpatrick Thomas E. ??.??.1945 (?) Winter Haven / Florida ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Frankston Michael J. ??.??.1951 (?) New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Galik Richard S. ??.??.1951 (?) Hackensack / New Jersey ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Gardner Guy Spence 06.01.1948 Alta Vista / Virginia 19.05.1980 PLT Ret. ??.06.1991 married three    
Giardina Salvatore, Jr. ??.??.1943 (?) Hoboken / New Jersey ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ginley David S. ??.??.1950 (?) Denver / Colorado ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Goldberg Alan M. ??.??.1949 (?) Providence / Rhode Island ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Golden Robert L. 28.07.1940 Alameda / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married two 07.04.1995 ?
Goldwater Danielle J. ??.??.1948 (?) West Haven / Connecticut ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Grabe Ronald John 13.06.1945 New York City / New York 19.05.1980 CDR Ret. 11.04.1994 married three    
Greene Lionel O., Jr. ??.??.1948 (?) Brooklyn / New York ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Griffen Robert B. ??.??.1942 (?) Princeton / New Jersey ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Hagar Hamilton, Jr. 09.04.1940 New York City ??.11.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married two    
Hansmann Douglas R. ??.??.1945 (?) Olympia / Washington ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Harnden Frank Rick, Jr. ??.??.1946 (?) Olympia / Washington ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Harris Dale A. ??.??.1946 (?) Amarillo / Texas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Harrison William F. ??.??.1945 (?) Charleston / South Carolina ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Hart James G. 03.02.1942 Charleston / South Carolina ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978 married three 23.05.1999  
Hayden William B. ??.??.1945 (?) Charleston / South Carolina ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Heacox William D. 26.03.1942 Pipestone / Minnesota ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married none    
Hickman James Richard ??.??.1942 (?) Elkhorn City / Kentucky ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Hlastala Michael P. 01.06.1944 Uniontown / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married two    
Hoffman Harry Pitts 18.12.1942 New Bern / North Carolina ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 single three 11.05.2004 Sacramento / California
Holden Barbara J. ??.??.1945 (?) Los Angeles / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Holley Jane L. ??.??.1947 (?) Shreveport / Louisiana ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Houtchens Bruce A. ??.??.1938 (?) Olympia / Washington ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978     ? ?
Hu Evelyn L. ??.??.1947 (?) New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Hughes-Fulford Millie Elizabeth 21.12.1945 Mineral Wells / Texas 09.01.1984 PSP Ret. 14.06.1991 married one    
Hunter David T. ??.??.1948 (?) Tacoma Park / Maryland ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Jackman Gary R. ??.??.1945 (?) Waterbury / Connecticut ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Jannarone Jack M. ??.??.1943 (?) Ft. Gordon / Georgia ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Jenner Carol B. ??.??.1950 (?) Washington D.C. ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Johnston Mary Helen 17.09.1945 West Palm Beach / Florida 05.06.1983 PSP Ret. 06.05.1985 married      
Jones John F., Jr. ??.??.1946 (?) Detroit / Michigan ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Jost J. Jerry ??.??.1947 (?) Portland / Oregon ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Kastello Michael D. ??.??.1945 (?) LaSalle / Illinoi ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Kendall Wayne F. ??.??.1938 (?) Harrison / Arkansas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Kenne Don E. ??.??.1942 (?) Baltimore / Maryland ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Killebrew Kerry E. ??.11.1946 Murray / Kentucky ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Kirkbride H. Louise ??.??.1953 (?) Philadelphia / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Klein James R. ??.??.1942 (?) Dubuque / Iowa ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Lancaster Robert R., Jr. ??.??.1947 (?) Washington D.C. ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Lay Lawrence W. ??.??.1944 (?) Kansas City / Missouri ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Lichtenberg Byron Kurt 19.02.1948 Stroudsburg / Pennsylvania 18.05.1978 PSP Ret. 02.04.1992 married seven    
Ligon Johnnie B. ??.??.1942 (?) Henderson / Kentucky ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Logan Samuel E. ??.??.1947 (?) Los Angeles / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Lounge John Michael 28.06.1946 Denver / Colorado 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. 20.06.1991 married three    
Lucey Joseph Francis ??.??.1946 (?) Minneapolis / Minnesota ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Luczak Ralph John ??.12.1945 St. Louis / Missouri ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Luecke John Michael "Mike" 05.01.1944 Macomb / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978 married four    
Maine Richard E. ??.??.1951 (?) Louisville / Kentucky ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Marks Michael D. ??.??.1943 (?) Salt Lake City / Utah ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Martin Marvin Leroy ??.??.1946 Nevada / Missouri ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Marx Donald L. ??.??.1942 (?) Gary / Indiana ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Matthes Gary William 21.10.1941 St. Louis / Missouri ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Mayer Larry A. ??.??.1952 (?) New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
McCarthy Donald W., Jr. ??.??.1948 (?) Minneapolis / Minnesota ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
McKenna Gregory B. 28.01.1949 Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
McRae Charles R. ??.??.1944 (?) Miami / Florida ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
McSween Harry Y., Jr. ??.??.1945 (?) Charlotte / North Carolina ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Mendenhall Edward Dixon "Ted" ??.03.1936 Orange / New Jersey ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Meschko Edward Thomas "Tom" 25.09.1943 Trenton / New Jersey ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Metz Alfred Paul ??.??.1946 Springfield / Ohio ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978 married three    
Milam David W. ??.??.1940 (?) Tucson / Arizona ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Monagan Stephen Jay 14.09.1944 Waterbury / Connecticut ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980 married two 03.03.1981 over Mojave desert / California
Moseley Roger Allan 01.12.1945 St. George / Utah ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 23.05.1984 divorced two    
Neeland Roger P. ??.??.1942 (?) Milwaukee / Wisconsin ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Newton Richard W. ??.??.1948 (?) Baytown / Texas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980        
Nield George C. IV ??.??.1950 (?) Washington D.C. ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
O'Connor Bryan Daniel 06.09.1946 Orange / California 19.05.1980 CDR Ret. 29.07.1991 married two    
Oetting Robert L. ??.??.1940 (?) Alton / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Olafson Frederick K. ??.??.1947 (?) Seattle / Washington ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ortega Joseph K. E. ??.??.1946 (?) Trinidad / Colorado ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Pavel Arthur L. ??.??.1947 (?) Downey / California ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Payne Isaac Sanders IV "Ike" 16.04.1940 Malakoff / Texas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978 divorced two    
Pearson Larry G. "Hoss" ??.??.1943 (?) Redlands / California ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980        
Peet Alva Earl, Jr. 08.05.1939 Jacksonville / Florida ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Peterson Charles J. ??.??.1946 (?) Seattle / Washington ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Peterson William H. ??.??.1941 (?) Brooklyn / New York ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Petro Larry D. 19.07.1948 Lansing / Michigan ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980 married none    
Pinsky Lawrence S. 09.08.1946 New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married three    
Post Gary Lynn ??.??.1940 (?) Trilla / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Probasco Michael T. ??.??.1951 (?) Houston / Texas ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Rauch Kenneth N. ??.??.1944 (?) Sycacruse / New York ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Rhoads Harold Spencer ??.??.1946 (?) Lexington / Kentucky ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Richards David W. ??.??.1943 (?) San Pedro / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Richards Richard Noel 24.08.1946 Key West / Florida 19.05.1980 CDR Ret. ??.04.1995 married none    
Ross Jerry Lynn 20.01.1948 Crown Point / Indiana ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 20.01.2012 married two    
Sand Wayne R. ??.??.1941 (?) Conrad / Massachusetts ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Sanders Wilton T. III ??.??.1948 (?) Greenwood / Mississippi ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Sauerland Tracey B. ??.??.1948 (?) New Britain / Connecticut ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980 married      
Saxon Vernon Parker, Jr. 07.08.1945 Birmingham / Alabama ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 29.05.1980     27.04.1997  
Schillinger Charles W. ??.??.1943 (?) Chicago / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Schlein Paul Barron ??.??.1944 Stockton / California ??.??.1979 MSE Ret. ??.??.????        
Sessoms Alan Lee ??.??.1947 (?) New York City ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Sexton Michael E. ??.??.1941 (?) Pendleton / Oregon ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Shoemaker Brian H. ??.??.1937 (?) Noranda / Quebec / Canada ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Singleton Ivan Jerry 28.04.1939 Tulsa / Oklahoma ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Sjuggerud David M. ??.??.1942 (?) Blair / Wisconsin ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978 married two 26.11.2008 Orlando / Florida
Skabo Paul Sorenson 24.05.1942 Dixon / Illinois ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 29.05.1980        
Smith Eugene A. ??.??.1945 (?) Utica / New York ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Spencer James L. III ??.??.1942 (?) Charleston / South Carolina ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Springer Robert Clyde 21.05.1942 St. Louis / Missouri 19.05.1980 MSP Ret. ??.12.1990 married three    
Stewart Will R. ??.??.1945 (?) Montclair / New Jersey ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Stolle Eric M. ??.??.1948 (?) Pensacola / Florida ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Strada Joseph A. ??.??.1945 (?) Philadelphia / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978 married six    
Straff Ritchie S. "Rich" ??.??.1953 (?) Philadelphia / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Suits Norman Lee ??.??.1938 Chebanse / Illinois ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Sweeney Bronson Wetherall ??.??.1944 (?) Fall River / Massachusetts ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Tackabury Paul D. ??.??.1945 (?) Canastota / New York ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Terrile Richard John 22.03.1951 New York 22.12.1977 PSP Ret. ??.05.1978        
Textor Stephen C. ??.??.1948 (?) Denver / Colorado ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Tilley James William II ??.??.1943 (?) Milwaukee / Wisconsin ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ulich Bobby L. ??.??.1947 (?) Bryan / Texas ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Vehlow Charles L. ??.??.1946 (?) Waukesha / Wisconsin ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Vieira David J. ??.??.1950 (?) Oakland / California ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Voge Victoria M. ??.??.1943 (?) Minneapolis / Minnesota ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Walton James R. ??.??.1947 (?) Ithaka / New York ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Ward Robert C. ??.??.1942 (?) Homestead / Florida ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Webb George J., Jr. ??.??.1943 (?) Jacksonville / Florida ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Weir Charles R. ??.??.1948 (?) Sidney / Nebraska ??.??.1977 MSP Ret. 16.01.1978        
Williamson Robert C., Jr. ??.??.1946 (?) West Chester / Pennsylvania ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        
Young Paul D. ??.??.1943 (?) Ada / Oklahoma ??.??.1977 PLT Ret. 16.01.1978        

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Last update on February 27, 2014