Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Givens

Edward Galen, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  05.01.1930
Birthplace:  Quanah / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  PLT
Status:  died 06.06.1967
Date of death:  06.06.1967
Place of death:  Pearland, near Houston / Texas

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in naval sciences from U.S. Naval Academy, 1952; Major USAF; test pilot; unsucessful application for NASA astronaut group 1; 1963 selected as Military Astronaut - Class 3; he died in an automobile accident near Houston, Texas.

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