Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

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Albert Scott

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.10.1921
Birthplace:  Berkeley / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  six
Selection date:  ??.??.1958
Selection group:  X-15 1
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 06.12.1960
Date of death:  19.04.2006
Place of death:  near Ellijay / Georgia

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering, 1949; master of science in aeronautical engineering from University of Washington, 1950; 1958 selected for the X-15 Program (14 flights); later he worked for North American Aviation; 1977 - January 1993 Staff Member, Committee on Science, Space and Technology from US-House of Representatives; author of a book about the X 15 program; died in the crash of his air plane Cessna 210A.

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