Status: Inactive; Active 2000-2012. Born: 1962-10-13. Spaceflights: 2 . Total time in space: 24.67 days. Birth Place: Parma, Ohio.
Educated Notre Dame.
Official NASA Biography as of June 2016:Michael T. Good (Colonel, USAF, RET.)
PERSONAL DATA: Born in Parma, Ohio, but considers Broadview Heights, Ohio, his hometown. Married to the former Joan Dickinson. They have three children: Bryan, Jason and Shannon and two grandsons: Gavin and Braxton.
EDUCATION: Graduated from Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, Ohio, 1980; Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1984; Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1986.
ORGANIZATIONS: Sigma Gamma Tau, National Honor Society for Aerospace Engineering.
SPECIAL HONORS/AWARDS: Distinguished Graduate from the University of Notre Dame, Reserve Officer Training Corps, 1984; Lead In Fighter Training, 1989; Squadron Officer School, 1993; Top Academic Graduate of Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training, 1989; F 111 Replacement Training Unit, 1989; USAF Test Pilot School, 1994; Aircrew of the Year, 77th Fighter Squadron, 1991. Military decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (four), Aerial Achievement Medal (two), Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Combat Readiness Medal and various other service awards.
EXPERIENCE: Commissioned as second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force 1984, Good completed his graduate degree and was assigned to the Tactical Air Warfare Center where he served as a flight test engineer for the Ground Launched Cruise Missile program. He was selected to attend Undergraduate Navigator Training, receiving his wings in January 1989. After Lead-In Fighter Training and F-111transition training, Good was assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, RAF Upper Heyford, England. He served as an F-111 instructor weapon systems officer. In 1993, he was selected for USAF Test Pilot School, graduating in 1994. After graduation, he was assigned to the 420th Flight Test Squadron, where he flew and tested the B 2 Stealth Bomber. In 1997, he attended Air Command and Staff College. After graduation, he was assigned to the 46th Operations Support Squadron where he served as operations officer and F-15 test weapon systems officer. In October 2009, Good retired from the Air Force and transitioned to government civil service. He has logged over 3,000 hours in more than 30 different aircraft.
NASA EXPERIENCE: Selected as a mission specialist by NASA in July 2000, Good reported for training at Johnson Space Center (JSC). Following 2 years of training and evaluation, he was assigned technical duties in the Advanced Vehicles Branch and the Space Shuttle Branch. After completing two Space Shuttle missions, he served as NASA Liaison to Air Force Space Command in Colorado. Good is currently back at JSC serving in the Commercial Crew Program.
SPACE FLIGHT EXPERIENCE: STS-125 Atlantis (May 11 to May 24, 2009) was the fifth and final Hubble servicing mission. The 19-year-old telescope spent 6 days in the shuttle cargo bay undergoing an overhaul. Good logged 15 hours and 58 minutes of EVA during two of the five spacewalks conducted. The refurbished Hubble Space Telescope now has four new or rejuvenated scientific instruments, new batteries, new gyroscopes, new outer blankets and a new computer. The STS-125 mission was accomplished in 12 days, 21 hours, 37 minutes and 09 seconds, traveling 5,276,000 miles in 197 Earth orbits.
STS-132 Atlantis (May 14 to May 26, 2010) delivered an Integrated Cargo Carrier and a Russian-built Mini Research Module to the International Space Station. During 7 days of docked operations, three spacewalks were conducted, and Good logged 13 hours and 55 minutes of EVA in two spacewalks. On the second spacewalk, Bowen and Good replaced batteries on the P6 truss that stores solar energy. On the final spacewalk, Good and Reisman replaced the last of the P6 Truss batteries and retrieved a power data grapple fixture for installation at a later date. The STS-132 mission was completed in 186 orbits, traveling 4,879,978 miles in 11 days, 18 hours, 28 minutes and 2 seconds.
OFFICIAL NASA BIOGRAPHY
NAME: Michael T. Good, Major, USAF, Mission Specialist
BIRTHDATE/PLACE: October 13, 1962 - Parma, OH
RESIDENCE WHEN RECRUITED: Niceville, FL
EDUCATION: Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School, Broadview Heights, OH, 1980 B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1984; M.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1986.
POSITION WHEN RECRUITED: Operations/F-15 Weapons Test Officer 46th Operations Support Squadron Eglin AFB, FL
The group was selected to provide pilot, engineer, and scientist astronauts for space shuttle flights.. Qualifications: Pilots: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics. Advanced degree desirable. At least 1,000 flight-hours of pilot-in-command time. Flight test experience desirable. Excellent health. Vision minimum 20/50 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20 vision; maximum sitting blood pressure 140/90. Height between 163 and 193 cm.
Mission Specialists: Bachelor's degree in engineering, biological science, physical science or mathematics and minimum three years of related experience or an advanced degree. Vision minimum 20/150 uncorrected, correctable to 20/20. Maximum sitting blood pressure of 140/90. Height between 150 and 193 cm.. Seven pilots and ten mission specialists; 14 men and 3 women.
Hubble Servicing Mission SM-4. Atlantis rendezvoused with the Hubble space observatory, grappled it with the RMS arm, and secured it in the payload bay at 18:12 GMT on 13 May. After repairs and upgrades over four EVA's, the satellite was released at 12:57 GMT on 19 May. Atlantis landed at Edwards AFB at 15:39 GMT on 24 May.