|Birthplace:||Canton / Illinois|
|Day of death:||21.08.2014|
|Place of death:||Columbia / Missouri|
|1||STS-51G Discovery||MS||17.06. - 24.06.1985||7d 01h 38m|
|2||STS-61A Challenger||PLT||30.10. - 06.11.1985||7d 00h 44m|
|3||STS-37 Atlantis||CDR||05.04. - 11.04.1991||5d 23h 32m|
|4||STS-55 Columbia||CDR||26.04. - 06.05.1993||9d 23h 40m|
|Total||30d 01h 34m|
Bachelor of science in aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the University of Illinois, 1969; master of science in mechanical engineering from California State University-Fresno, 1978; Colonel, USAF, Ret.; test pilot; later instructor pilot at JSC; in a second marriage married to astronaut Linda Godwin; hobbies: Sport flying, amateur radio, music; until August 2011 NASA Research Pilot, JSC. After retiring from NASA on May 31, 2011, Nagel joined the University Of Missouri College of Engineering in Columbia, Missouri, where he served as an instructor in the Universitys Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department. He died of cancer.
Last update on September 24, 2020.