Retired astronaut who flew two Space Shuttle missions, serving first as pilot and then as commander.
He achieved the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
He served as CAPCOM (Capsule Communicator) for STS-121.
He married and had three children.
He and Christopher Ferguson were both members of NASA Astronaut Group 17. Archambault piloted STS-117 while Ferguson piloted STS-115.