Charles E. Brady Jr.

Charles E. Brady Jr.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1951-08-12

Deceased 2006-07-23

Status Deceased

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Charles Eldon Brady Jr. was an American physician, a Captain in the United States Navy and a NASA astronaut. He spent 16 days in space on the STS-78 flight in 1996. Brady specialized in sports medicine and worked as team physician at several universities before joining the US Navy in 1986. There he became a flight surgeon, serving with the Blue Angels from 1988-1990. In 1992 he was selected for NASA's astronaut program and completed training to prepare for space flight. After serving in the astronaut program, he returned full-time to the Navy and served as flight surgeon at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station in the San Juan Islands before retiring in the Pacific Northwest.

Charles E. Brady Jr.'s Launches

Space Shuttle Columbia / OV-102 | STS-78

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Lockheed Martin Space Operations
Launch Complex 39B
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