Piers Sellers

Piers Sellers

Original Name Piers John
Birth
Crowborough, Wealden District, East Sussex, England
Death 23 Dec 2016 (aged 61)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 174333056 · View Source
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British-American Astronaut. Piers Sellers served as a meteorologist, NASA astronaut, and former Director of the Earth Science Division at NASA/GSFC. He was a veteran of three space shuttle missions. Sellers attended Cranbrook School, Cranbrook, Kent, United Kingdom, until 1973, and achieved a bachelor's degree in ecological science from the University of Edinburgh in 1976. In 1981 he gained a doctorate in biometeorology from the University of Leeds. In 2011, Sellers retired from the NASA Astronaut Corps. Before joining the astronaut corps, Sellers worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on research into how the Earth's biosphere and atmosphere interact. This work involved climate system computer modeling and field work utilizing aircraft, satellites and ground support input.

Bio by: David Peltier


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  • Originally Created by: David Peltier
  • Added: 23 Dec 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 174333056
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