|Birth Day||May 6, 1949|
|Birth Place||Muskegon, MI|
|Age||71 YEARS OLD|
Former U.S. Navy captain and NASA Astronaut who served on three Space Shuttle missions. He flew aboard the Challenger, Columbia, and Atlantis.
He earned a degree in aeronautical engineering from the Unites States Naval Academy.
He received the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal in 1993 and 1994.
He married Patti K. Opp.