Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr.

Astronaut

1951 –

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Who is Kenneth S. Reightler, Jr.?

Kenneth Stanley Reightler, Jr. is a former NASA astronaut.

Reightler was born in Patuxent River, Maryland, but considers Virginia Beach, Virginia, to be his hometown. Married to the former Maureen Ellen McHenry, a psychotherapist; they have two daughters. He enjoys sailing, reading, music, hiking, and travel. His parents, Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth S. Reightler, Sr., reside in Virginia Beach. Maureen's mother, Mrs. Jean W. McHenry and her father, Commander William H. McHenry are deceased. He graduated from Bayside High School, Virginia Beach, in 1969, and received a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from United States Naval Academy in 1973. He received master of science degrees in 1984, in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and in systems management from University of Southern California.

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Born
Mar 24, 1951
Patuxent River
Also known as
  • Kenneth Reightler, Jr.
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Southern California
  • United States Naval Academy

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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