Biographies of U.S. Astronauts


Thomas David


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Personal data

Birthdate:  22.01.1955
Birthplace:  Baltimore / Maryland
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.01.1990
Selection group:  NASA-13
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 07.09.2001


No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  STS-59  MSP  09.04. - 20.04.1994 11d 05h 49m 
2  STS-68  MSP  30.09. - 11.10.1994 11d 05h 46m 
3  STS-80  MSP  19.11. - 07.12.1996 17d 15h 43m 
4  STS-98  MSP  07.02. - 20.02.2001 12d 21h 20m 
Total  53d 00h 48m 

Additional information

Bachelor of science in basic science from USAF Academy, 1977; Ph.D. in planetary science from the University of Arizona, 1988; Captain, USAF, Ret.; pilot and aircraft commander; program management engineer at CIA's Office of Development and Engineering; hobbies: Baseball, hiking, biking, camping, skiing, recreational flying, reading (American military history); now wants to write a book and working as consultant.


Last update on May 18, 2016.