Wood, Nigel Richard
(1949-) British engineer payload specialist astronaut, 1984-1986.
Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering. Pilot of the Royal Air Force. Test pilot. Selected April 1985 to fly on the British Skynet Program. Joined the publicity team of the Royal Air Force. Then stationed at Ministry of Defense. Later chief test pilot, Boscombe Down.
Birth Place: York.
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STS-61-H Crew: Coats, Blaha, Springer, Buchli, Fisher, Sudarmono Pratiwi, Wood Nigel. Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Cancelled after Challenger disaster. Backup crew: Akbar, Farrimond. More...
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Wood, Nigel Chronology
1986 June -
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