Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Gary William


Gary Matthes

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.10.1941
Birthplace:  St. Louis / Missouri
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1977 / ??.??.1980
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978 / 29.05.1980

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret. in August 1992; Master of Science from the Purdue University; at the time of his selection assigned at USAF Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, California; attend the USAF Test Pilot School (formerly the USAF Aerospace Research Pilot School) at Edwards in July 1972, entering as a member of Class 72B; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 and 9 selections.


Last update on September 22, 2020.