Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Christopher Ryan


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Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1950
Birthplace:  Pasadena / California
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1987
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 05.06.1987

Additional information

Commander, USN; graduated from Test Pilot School, 1980; Degrees in Oceanography from the Naval Academy (1972), in Systems Management from University of Southern California, in Aeronautical Science from the University of West Florida and in Public Policy from University of Southern California; at the time of selection stationed at NAS North Island, San Diego, California; semi finalist in NASA group 12 selection; currently Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.


Last update on April 29, 2018.