Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Lawrence

Robert Henry, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.10.1935
Birthplace:  Chicago / Illinois
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  30.06.1967
Selection group:  MOL-3
Position:  PLT
Status:  died 08.12.1967
Date of death:  08.12.1967
Place of death:  Edwards AFB / California

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in chemistry from the Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, 1956; doctorate degree in nuclear chemistry from the Ohio State University, 1965; Major, USAF; test pilot and flight instructor; selected in 1967 for MOL-3; died in a crash of a F-104 aircraft; his MOL mission patch was flown aboard Atlantis on Mission STS-86.

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