American space shuttle commander of STS-3 and person in the next manned crew for the Skylab space station. He was chosen within the 1966 NASA Group. He received a B.S. level in Aeronautical Executive from the College or university of Michigan, along with a M.S. level in Aeronautical Executive through the U.S. Naval Postgraduate College. He went for Michigan senate like a Republican nominee in 1984 but had not been elected. He wedded Gratia Kay in 1956. He was an astronaut like Virgil Ivan Grissom.