Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


John Charles


Personal data

Birthdate:  04.06.1956
Birthplace:  Dayton / Ohio
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  14.05.1986
Position:  PSP
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1986

Additional information

One of fourty semi finalists in the "Journalist in Space Program" (cancelled following the Challenger tragedy); candidate from Illinois; in 1986 working for the National Public Radio; from 1993 until 1995 he served as a correspondent for the ABC newsmagazine, "Day One"; currently he works as a correspondent for "Dateline NBC".


Last update on January 01, 2008.