Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Haise

Fred Wallace, Jr. "Pecky"

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  14.11.1933
Birthplace:  Biloxi / Mississippi
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  04.04.1966
Selection group:  NASA-5
Position:  LMP
Status:  Ret. 29.06.1979

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Apollo 13  LMP  11.04. - 17.04.1970 5d 22h 54m 
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Total  5d 22h 54m 
           

Backup assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Apollo 8  LMP
2  Apollo 11  LMP
3  Apollo 16  CDR

Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, 1959; honorary doctorate of science from Western Michigan University, 1970; in 1977 he was Commander of the first, third and fifth test flight with the Space Shuttle Enterprise (ALT); research pilot; from 1979 - 1996 test pilot and President of Space Station Program Support Division of Grumman Aerospace.

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