1947 – Born on the 14th of February in Quoc Tuan, Thai Binh, Vietnam. 1965 – He joined the VPAF, or Vietnam People’s Air Force. 1972 – He is claimed to have shot down a United States B-52 bomber over Hanoi while flying a MiG-21 (the USAF does not acknowledge the claim), becoming the first ..
US astronaut and naval aviator 1st American in space and 2nd human in space 1961, completing suborbital flight as sole member of Mercury 3 mission 5th human to walk on moon 1971, as member of Apollo 14 mission member of original Mercury 7 2.9 / 5 ( ..
1932 – He was born on the 6th day of June this year on Randolph Air Force Base, after which he was named near San Antonio, Texas. 1962 – He was educated at Texas Military Institute and West Point. He received both an S.M. degree in Aeronautics/Astronautics and the degree of Engineer in Aeronautics/Astronautics ..
1946 – Born on the 24th of June in Keopu, Hawaii. 1964 – He graduated from Konawaena High School in Kealakekua. 1969 – He received a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering. – He participated in Air Force ROTC during his time there and is an alumnus of Triangle Fraternity. 1970 – He entered active ..
1958 – She was born on the 10th day of May this year in Los Angeles, California. 1975 – She graduated from Gross Mont High School, in 1975 as valedictorian. 1933 – She became the first Hispanic in space when she served on a nine-day mission aboard the shuttle Discovery in this year. ..
1948 – Born on September 2nd in Boston, Massachusetts. American teacher who was chosen to be the first private citizen in space. 1954 – Moved to Framingham, Massachusets. 1966 – Graduated from Marian High School. 1970 – Christa Corrigan earned her B.A. from Framingham (Massachusetts) State College. – She began a teaching career that ..
1943 – Born on January 14th in Shanghai, China. Chinese-American astronaut and biochemist. 1960 – Graduated from Bethany High School, Bethany, Oklahoma. 1963 – Received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma. 1968 – Married to Michael F. Lucid. 1970-1973 – Received her master of science and doctor of philosophy ..
US astronaut with Fred Haise and Jack Swigert, member of Apollo 13 space mission portrayed by Tom Hanks as subject of movie "Apollo 13" 1996 2.6 / 5 ( ..
US astronaut and Democratic politician piloted F8U-1 Crusader from Los Angeles to New York 1957 (1st transcontinental supersonic flight), in 3 hours 23 minutes chosen 1959 as member of original Mercury 7 1st American to orbit Earth 1962, aboard Friendship 7 Senator from Ohio 1974-1999 candidate for Democratic presidential nomination ..
1933 – Born on the 10th of November in St. Francis, Kansas, United States. 1956 – He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A. 1957 – He completed flight training after receiving his commission as an Ensign through the Navy Reserve Officers’ Training ..