Astronaut fact book by United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Marine Corps (Retired) Born August 22, 1932, in Denver, Colorado. S. Naval Postgraduate School; master of science in aeronautical engineering from Princeton University; honorary doctor of science in aeronautical engineering from Parks College, St. Louis University. Flew on Skylab 4. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 2017. Cumulative EVA time is more than 15 hours. S. Navy (Retired) Born March 14, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois. S. Navy Postgraduate School. Flew on Gemini 9, Apollo 10, and Apollo 17.
Air Force (Retired) Born February 7, 1932, in Jackson, Michigan. S. Military Academy; master of science in astronautical and aeronautical engineering and instrumentation engineering from University of Michigan. Flew on Apollo 15. Cumulative hours of space flight are more than 295. Cumulative EVA time is more than 39 minutes. S. S. Air Force Born December 30, 1931, in Dayton, Ohio. Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Texas Technological College. Died February 28, 1966, in St. Louis, Missouri, in the crash of a T-38 jet.
Frank Borman, who commanded the Gemini 7 and Apollo 8 missions. The latter was the first manned spacecraft to orbit the Moon. , who participated in four space flights of increasing duration, complexity and achievement: Gemini 5, Gemini 11, Apollo 12, and Skylab 2. On the first manned Skylab mission, he commanded the crew which performed repairs to the damaged orbital workshop, thus saving the two billion dollar program from potential failure. John H. , who in Mercury 6 was the first American to orbit the Earth.