Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Andrew Michael "Andy"


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Personal data

Birthdate:  04.08.1955
Birthplace:  Philadelphia / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  05.06.1987
Selection group:  NASA-12
Position:  CDR
Status:  Ret. 01.10.1997


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-46  PLT  31.07. - 08.08.1992 7d 23h 15m 
2  STS-62  PLT  04.03. - 18.03.1994 13d 23h 16m 
3  STS-75  CDR  22.02. - 09.03.1996 15d 17h 40m 
Total  37d 16h 11m 

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University, 1977; three honorary doctorates; Masters in Business Administration from the University of Florida, 2004; Lieutenant Colonel USMC, Ret.; test pilot; recreational interests include woodworking, racquetball, weight lifting and bicycling; he retired from NASA on 01.10.1997 to become president of the FIRST Foundation, Manchester, NH; he later served as Associate Program Manager for Ground Operations with United Space Alliance (USA); in 2000 he became Director of Technical Operations with USA; currently a Vice President and Program Manager with Honeywell.


Last update on May 15, 2016.