Astronaut who has flown three Space Shuttle missions, one of which ended in the first Space Shuttle recovery in Florida in five years. He completed a total of 385 orbits of the Earth.
He served in the U.S. Army.
He held various positions within NASA and logged over 24 days in space.
He married Charlene Stringer and had two children.
He has orbited the Earth, like astronaut Neil Armstrong.