Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Chaffee

Roger Bruce

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  15.02.1935
Birthplace:  Grand Rapids / Michigan
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  17.10.1963
Selection group:  NASA-3
Position:  PLT
Status:  died 27.01.1967
Date of death:  27.01.1967
Place of death:  Cape Canaveral / Florida

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from Purdue University, 1957; Lieutenant Commander, USN; he died on the Apollo 1 launch pad fire on 27.01.1967, hobbies: weapons; music, flying.

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