Nigel Richard Wood Status: Inactive. Trained as: Astronaut. Profession: Payload Specialist. Sex: Male. Birth Date: 21 July 1949. Birth City: York. Birth Country: UK. Nationality: British. Group: Payload Specialist. Date Selected: 01 March 1984. Date Departed: 31 December 1985. Number of Flights: 0. Comments: Selected about April 1985 to fly on STS-61H. Flight Log
STS-61-H - - 1986 June - Assignment: Proposed Prime Crew.
Planned shuttle mission for deployment of commercial communications satellites. Cancelled after Challenger disaster.