American physician and astronaut who flew in STS-78, which, at that time, established the record for the longest space mission ever at 16 times and 21 hours. He proved helpful as a group doctor at Iowa Condition University, the School of NEW YORK at Chapel Hill, and East Carolina School and became a air travel physician for the U.S. Navy in 1986. He was honored the National Protection Program Medal, the MILITARY Expeditionary Medal, as well as the Richard E. Luehrs Memorial Prize for Navy Operational Air travel Surgeon of the entire year. He was wedded to Susen Oseth, plus they had one kid called Charles Brady III. Robert Thirsk was also an astronaut on STS-78.