Ronald McNair Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Ronald McNair (Ronald Erwin McNair)

Last Updated: 25 Mar, 2023 | Views: 678

Age: 35

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Physicist

Higher Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Physics

Ronald McNair Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
21 Oct, 1950 (35 Years 03 Months 7 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
South Carolina

Birth District
Lake City

Birth Sign
Libra

Nationalities
American

Died on
28 Jan, 1986

Ronald McNair Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

In 1950, Ronald E. McNair was born in Lake City, South Carolina. Though he came from a low-income family, he was determined to succeed in both academics and life. In 1967, Ronald McNair graduated from Carver High School as valedictorian. At 26, Ronald McNair received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology after receiving his bachelor's degree in Physics from North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C.

Career:

In 1971: As the recipient of a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering physics, magna cum laude, in 1971, Ronald McNair was also a member of that faculty.

In 1976: Under the guidance of Michael Feld at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ronald McNair earned his Ph.D. in Physics in 1976.

In 1978: McNair was selected from ten thousand applicants as one of thirty-five astronaut candidates.

From February 3 to 11, 1984: Ronald McNairwas a mission specialist aboard Challenger during STS-41-B.

January 18, 1986: After taking off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Ronald McNair was part of the crew when the Challenger exploded nine miles over the Atlantic.

A former employee of Malibu's Hughes Research Laboratory, Ronald McNair became an expert in laser physics.

Awards and Achievements:

Congressional Space Medal of Honor

McNair's crater on the Moon is named after him.

Francis Marion University's McNair Science Center in Florence, South Carolina

Unknown Facts:

In addition to his karate proficiency, he was an accomplished saxophonist. Dr. McNair

Ronald McNair Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 68 Kg
In Pounds 150 lbs

Eye Color
Black

Hair Color
Black

Ronald McNair Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Carl McNair

Mother's Name
Pearl McNair

Spouse
Cheryl B. Moore

Brother(s)
Carl S. McNair, Eric A. McNair

Son(s)
Reginald Ervin McNair

Daughter(s)
Joy Cheray McNair

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