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Donn F. Eisele (June 23, 1930–December 2, 1987) was a United States Air Force test pilot and later a NASA astronaut. He occupied the command module pilot seat during the flight of Apollo 7 in 1968.

Donn F. Eisele (June was a United States Air Force test pilot and later a NASA astronaut. He occupied the command module pilot seat during the flight of Apollo 7 in

In the last week of June 1994, Fairchild Air Force base in Washington, DC found itself at the centre of two devastating tragedies which took the lives of nine individuals and injured twenty-two. 'Warnings Unheeded' is the insightful, honest and admirable book written by Andy Brown, the man who stopped gunman Dean Mellberg in the height of his shooting spree.

Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base

In the last week of June 1994, Fairchild Air Force base in Washington, DC found itself at the centre of two devastating tragedies which took the lives of nine individuals and injured twenty-two. 'Warnings Unheeded' is the insightful, honest and admirable book written by Andy Brown, the man who stopped gunman Dean Mellberg in the height of his shooting spree.

Richard Harrison Truly (born November 12, 1937) is a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy, a former fighter pilot, former astronaut for both the United States Air Force and NASA, and was the eighth Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1989 to 1992. He was the first former astronaut to head the space agency.

Richard Harrison Truly (born November 12, 1937) is a retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy, a former fighter pilot, former astronaut for both the United States Air Force and NASA, and was the eighth Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1989 to 1992. He was the first former astronaut to head the space agency.

Edward Galen "Ed" Givens Jr (January 5, 1930 – June 6, 1967) was an United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was selected in 1966 by NASA as a member of the 'Original 19' group.

Edward Galen "Ed" Givens Jr (January 1930 – June was an United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was selected in 1966 by NASA as a member of the 'Original group.

Jeannie Leavitt -- the first female fighter pilot in the air force becomes their first female wing commander

Jeannie Leavitt will go down in history as the U. Air Force's first female fighter pilot. She made that achievement back in 1993 but can mark another big

On October 14, 1947, Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound aboard the experimental Bell X-1 rocket plane. As Chuck said "spam in a can".

On October Air Force Captain Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound aboard the experimental Bell rocket plane. As Chuck said "spam in a can".

Charles Moss Duke, Jr. (born October 3, 1935) is a retired US Air Force brigadier general, and a former United States astronaut for NASA. As lunar module pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest of the 12 people who have walked on the Moon. A former test pilot, Duke has logged 4,147 hours flying time, which includes 3,632 hours in jet aircraft; and 265 hours in space, plus 21 hours and 28 minutes of extra-vehicular activity.

Charles Moss Duke, Jr. (born October 3, 1935) is a retired US Air Force brigadier general, and a former United States astronaut for NASA. As lunar module pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest of the 12 people who have walked on the Moon. A former test pilot, Duke has logged 4,147 hours flying time, which includes 3,632 hours in jet aircraft; and 265 hours in space, plus 21 hours and 28 minutes of extra-vehicular activity.

Robert Laurel Crippen (born September 11, 1937 in Beaumont, Texas) is a retired United States Navy Captain and a former astronaut for the United States Air Force and for NASA. He flew on four Space Shuttle missions, including three as commander.

Robert Laurel Crippen (born September 1937 in Beaumont, Texas) is a retired United States Navy Captain and a former astronaut for the United States Air Force and for NASA. He flew on four Space Shuttle missions, including three as commander.

Donald Herod Peterson is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He served on the astronaut support crew for Apollo 16.

Donald Herod Peterson is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut. He served on the astronaut support crew for Apollo

Charles Arthur "Charlie" Bassett II (December 30, 1931 – February 28, 1966) was a United States Air Force test pilot. He was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1963 and assigned to Gemini 9, but died in an airplane crash during training for his first spaceflight.

Charles Arthur "Charlie" Bassett II (December 1931 – February was a United States Air Force test pilot. He was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1963 and assigned to Gemini but died in an airplane crash during training for his first spaceflight.

Roger Bruce Chaffee (February 15, 1935 – January 27, 1967), Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy, was a Naval Aviator, aeronautical engineer and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. Chaffee died along with fellow astronauts Gus Grissom and Ed White during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at the then-Cape Kennedy Air Force Station, Florida, in 1967.

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Edward Higgins White, II (Lt Col, USAF) (November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967) was an engineer, United States Air Force officer and NASA astronaut. On June 3, 1965, he became the first American to "walk" in space. White died along with fellow astronauts Gus Grissom and Roger Chaffee during a pre-launch test for the first manned Apollo mission at Cape Kennedy. He was awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal for his Gemini 4 spaceflight & was awarded the Congressional Space Medal of Honor.

3 June 1965 – 50 years ago today, Major Edward H. White II opens the hatch of the Gemini 4 and steps out of the capsule, becoming the first American astronaut to walk in space.

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Karol Joseph "Bo" Bobko (born December is an engineer, retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut.

Duane Edgar Graveline (MD, MPH) (born on March 2, 1931 in Newport, Vermont) is an American physician and was a NASA astronaut. He was one of the six scientists selected in 1965, in NASA's fourth group of astronauts, for the Apollo program. He is best known for being immersed in water for seven days as part of his zero gravity deconditioning research while a United States Air Force (USAF) research scientist.

Curtis Michel NASA scientist astronaut selected in Group Four in 1964

Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. (born November 21, 1933) is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former USAF and NASA astronaut who logged over 480 hours in space.

Henry Hartsfield is a retired United States Air Force officer and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Henry Warren "Hank" Hartsfield, Jr. on November 1933 in Birmingham, Alabama where he was raised.

Gus Grissom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Virgil Ivan Grissom (April better known as Gus Grissom, was one of the…

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