William F. Readdy

Astronaut

1952 –

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Who is William F. Readdy?

William Francis Readdy is a former Associate Administrator of the Office of Space Flight, at NASA Headquarters.

He was born January 24, 1952, in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and is married to Colleen Nevius. They have two sons and a daughter.

He graduated from McLean High School, McLean, Virginia, in 1970 and received a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1974. He's a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School 1980. Readdy is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots, the Explorers Club, and the Royal Astronautical Society and is an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. He also belongs to the Association of Space Explorers.

Readdy currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education as Treasurer. Readdy is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of Astrobotic Technology, a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff company that is competing for the Google Lunar X Prize.

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Born
Jan 24, 1952
Quonset Point
Also known as
  • William Readdy
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Naval Academy
  • McLean High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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