Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseBonnie J. Dunbar
FactUncle of Victoria Brown.


Ronald M. Sega is an American astronaut, engineer, and former United States Air Force officer. He is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions, and was the commander of STS-76, the fourth mission to dock with the Russian Space Station Mir.

Sega was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 15, 1957. He is the son of Mary (nee Zajac) and Ronald Sega, Sr. He has two sisters, Donna and Nancy. He is of Czech and Slovak descent.

Sega attended St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, graduating in 1975. He then attended the United States Air Force Academy, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering sciences in 1979. He was a member of the Academy’s varsity wrestling team.

Sega was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force upon graduation from the Academy. He attended pilot training at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, and was awarded his pilot wings in 1980. He then attended F-15 Eagle upgrade training at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona.

Sega served as an F-15 fighter pilot with the 1st Tactical Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia from 1981 to 1984. He then attended the United States Naval Test Pilot School at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland, graduating in 1985.

After graduation from the Test Pilot School, Sega served as a test pilot with the Strike Aircraft Test Directorate at Patuxent River from 1985 to 1988. He flew the F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, A-6 Intruder, and A-7 Corsair II.

In 1988, Sega was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA. He completed a one-year training and evaluation period, and was then assigned to various technical and managerial positions within the Astronaut Office at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Sega flew on his first space mission, STS-60, in February 1994. This was the first mission to launch a space shuttle with a Russian cosmonaut on board. He also flew on STS-76 in March 1996, and STS-106 in September 2000.

Sega retired from NASA in December 2002. He then joined the faculty of the Colorado School of Mines, where he is currently a professor of mechanical engineering.

Sega has been married to his wife, Karen (nee Kincaid), since 1982. They have two children, Andrew and Allison.

Ronald M. Sega is an American astronaut, engineer, and former United States Air Force officer. He is a veteran of three Space Shuttle missions, and was the commander of STS-76, the fourth mission to dock with the Russian Space Station Mir.

Sega was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on May 15, 1957. He is the son of Mary (nee Zajac) and Ronald Sega, Sr. He has two sisters, Donna and Nancy. He is of Czech and Slovak descent.

Sega attended St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, graduating in 1975. He then attended the United States Air Force Academy, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering sciences in 1979. He was a member of the Academy’s varsity wrestling team.

Sega was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force upon graduation from the Academy. He attended pilot training at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma, and was awarded his pilot wings in 1980. He then attended F-15 Eagle upgrade training at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona.

Sega served as an F-15 fighter pilot with the 1st Tactical Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia from 1981 to 1984. He then attended the United States Naval Test Pilot School at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland, graduating in 1985.

After graduation from the Test Pilot School, Sega served as a test pilot with the Strike Aircraft Test Directorate at Patuxent River from 1985 to 1988. He flew the F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, A-6 Intruder, and A-7 Corsair II.

In 1988, Sega was selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA. He completed a one-year training and evaluation period, and was then assigned to various technical and managerial positions within the Astronaut Office at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

Sega flew on his first space mission, STS-60, in February 1994. This was the first mission to launch a space shuttle with a Russian cosmonaut on board. He also flew on STS-76 in March 1996, and STS-106 in September 2000.

Sega retired from NASA in December 2002. He then joined the faculty of the Colorado School of Mines, where he is currently a professor of mechanical engineering.

Sega has been married to his wife, Karen (nee Kincaid), since 1982. They have two children, Andrew and Allison.

General Info

Full NameRonald M. Sega
ProfessionEngineer, Astronaut
EducationUniversity of Colorado Boulder, United States Air Force Academy, Ohio State University
NationalityAmerican

Family

SpouseBonnie J. Dunbar

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1President and CEO of Walt Disney Co. (1980-1984).
2Uncle of Victoria Brown.
3Son-in-law of Walt Disney.

Movies

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Black Cauldron1985executive producer
Never Cry Wolf1983executive producer
Tex1982executive producer
TRON1982executive producer
Night Crossing1982executive producer
The Fox and the Hound1981executive producer
Condorman1981executive producer
The Devil and Max Devlin1981executive producer
Herbie Goes Bananas1980producer
Mickey Mouse Disco1980Short producer
The Last Flight of Noah's Ark1980producer
The Watcher in the Woods1980producer
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of ColorTV Series producer - 31 episodes, 1964 - 1977 co-producer - 13 episodes, 1965 - 1968 executive producer - 10 episodes, 1971 - 1980 associate producer - 8 episodes, 1960 - 1966
The Kids Who Knew Too Much1980TV Movie executive producer
Midnight Madness1980producer
The Black Hole1979producer
Unidentified Flying Oddball1979producer
The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again1979producer
The London Connection1979executive producer
The North Avenue Irregulars1979producer
The Small One1978Short executive producer
Christmas at Walt Disney World1978TV Special executive producer
Hot Lead and Cold Feet1978producer
The Cat from Outer Space1978producer
Return from Witch Mountain1978producer
Candleshoe1977producer
The Mouseketeers at Walt Disney World1977TV Movie executive producer
Pete's Dragon1977producer
The New Mickey Mouse Club1977TV Series executive producer - 7 episodes
Harness Fever1977TV Movie executive producer
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo1977producer
The Rescuers1977executive producer
The Ghost of Cypress Swamp1977TV Movie executive producer
Freaky Friday1976producer
The Shaggy D.A.1976executive producer
Gus1976producer
Treasure of Matecumbe1976executive producer
The Littlest Horse Thieves1976producer
No Deposit, No Return1976producer
The Whiz Kid and the Carnival Caper1976TV Movie producer
Ride a Wild Pony1975executive producer
Escape to Witch Mountain1975executive producer
The Sky's the Limit1975producer
Return of the Big Cat1974TV Movie producer
The Castaway Cowboy1974producer
Hog Wild1974TV Movie producer
The Whiz Kid and the Mystery at Riverton1974TV Movie producer
Alvin the Magnificent1973TV Movie producer
Diamonds on Wheels1973TV Movie producer
Snowball Express1972producer
The Magic of Walt Disney World1972Short producer
Now You See Him, Now You Don't1972producer
The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove1971TV Movie producer
The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World1971TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Wild Country1970producer
The Boatniks1970producer
Menace on the Mountain1970TV Movie producer
Smoke1970TV Movie producer
Secrets of the Pirates' Inn1969TV Movie producer
Guns in the Heather1969producer
Never a Dull Moment1968producer
Monkeys, Go Home!1967co-producer
Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.1966co-producer
That Darn Cat!1965co-producer
The Monkey's Uncle1965producer
A Tiger Walks1964associate producer
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones1964producer
Summer Magic1963associate producer
Son of Flubber1963associate producer
Bon Voyage!1962associate producer
Moon Pilot1962associate producer
Zorro1961TV Series associate producer - 1 episode

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1959-1960TV Series assistant director - 3 episodes
Zorro1958-1959TV Series assistant director - 15 episodes

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1962TV Series 1 episode

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1968TV Series vice president - 1 episode

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Out2015/Ispecial thanks
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth2001TV Movie documentary grateful acknowledgment

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Disneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic2007Video documentaryHimself - Former President, The Walt Disney Company and Walt Disney's Son-In-Law
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Our Grandpa, Walt Disney2011ShortHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Pixar Story2007DocumentaryHimself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1971Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - ProgramsDisneyland (1954)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1977Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Program AchievementDisneyland (1954)
1972Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsSpecial Classification of Outstanding Program and Individual Achievement - General ProgrammingDisneyland (1954)
1970Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Children's Programming - ProgramsDisneyland (1954)
1969Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Children's Programming - ProgramsDisneyland (1954)
1966Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Children's ProgramDisneyland (1954)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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