Jon McBride

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Birthday
14, 1943
Birthplace
West Virginia
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Birthday
14, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
West Virginia

About

NASA astronaut who piloted a 1984 mission aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. He later served as a NASA administrator and an aviation executive.

Before Fame

He achieved the rank of Captain in the United States Navy.

Trivia

His second space mission was deferred following the 1986 Challenger disaster.

Family Life

He married Sharon White.

Associated With

He and Sally Ride were both on the crew of NASA's STS-41-G Space Shuttle mission.