Student, University Cincinnati, 1949. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering with special honors, University Colorado, Boulder, 1958. Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1950; advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force, 1971; astronomical engineer Air Force Space Systems Division Headquarters, United States Air Force, Los Angeles, 1960-1964; astronautical engineer and astronautics intelligence analyst Air Force Rocket Propulsion Lab, United States Air Force, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 1967-1973; retired, United States Air Force, 1973; aerospace, computer, and electronics research and analysis, and analysis, since 1973.
Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Air Force Association, Planetary Society, Retired Officers Association, Tau Beta Pi (1st grand prize Greater Interest in Government National Essay Contest 1957), Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Tau, Sigma Gamma Tau, Sigma Xi.
Married Anita Mary Tschida, April 21, 1979.