|Birth Day||August 26, 1942|
|Age||78 YEARS OLD|
NASA astronaut who flew five space missions and conducted research aboard the Mir Space Station.
He was a test pilot at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment for the Royal Air Force.
His second mission, flying on Space Shuttle Discovery, was for the Department of Defense.
He married and had three children.
He and astronaut Alan Shepard were test pilots.