Piers Sellers

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Birthday
11, 1955
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 23, 2016 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1955
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 23, 2016 (61)

About

British-American NASA astronaut and meteorologist who went on three space shuttle missions. He also conducted research into how the earth's biosphere and atmosphere interact with one another.

Before Fame

He was trained as a pilot for gliders and powered aircraft by the Royal Air Force. He later earned a bachelor of science degree from the University of Edinburgh and a doctorate from the University of Leeds.

Trivia

He received a number of awards including the 1994 Nasa Exceptional Scientific Achievement Award.

Family Life

He was brought up by his family in Sussex.

Associated With

He was an esteemed NASA astronaut like David Leestma.