Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Jim (named James Snyder)


Personal data

Birthdate:  04.12.1936
Birthplace:  Morgantown / West Virginia
Marital status:  
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 Virginia; in 1986 working for MBS; worked for Westinghouse, NBC, CNN, and ABC; hobbies: vintage, airplanes and his website -- Jim Slade's Air Lines.


Last update on January 02, 2008.