Ronald Anthony Parise
Also Known As:
Ronald A. Parise
Age at Death:
56, 15 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Astronomer and astronaut, employed by Computer Sciences Corporation. PhD from the University of Florida, in astronomy. Flew on two shuttle missions, aboard Columbia in December 1990, and in March 1995 on the shuttle Endeavour. Both missions involved operation of utraviolet telescopes. Died of a brain tumor.
Shuttle Columbia, launched December 02, 1990
Duration: 8d 23h.
Shuttle Endeavour, launched March 02, 1995
Duration: 16d 15h.