|Birth Day||May 20, 1951|
|Thomas Akers age||71 YEARS OLD|
Served as Mission Specialist on four Space Shuttle Missions, including the first flight of Endeavor.
He was valedictorian of his high school senior class.
He has over 29 hours of EVA (extra-vehicular activity).
He married Kaye Lynn Parker and had two children.
He appeared on an episode of "Home Improvement" starring Tim Allen.