Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Stephen Jay "Steve"


Stephen Monagan

Personal data

Birthdate:  14.09.1944
Birthplace:  Waterbury / Connecticut
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1977 / ??.??.1980
Job:  PLT
Position:  Ret. 16.01.1978 / 29.05.1980
Day of death:  03.03.1981
Place of death:  over Mojave desert / California

Additional information

Captain, USAF; at the time of his selection assigned at 3246th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, Florida; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 and 9 selections; died in a plane crash in 1981 training pilots for a civilian company, the plane was faultily maintained.


Last update on May 14, 2018.