Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Lawyer

Richard Earl

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.11.1932
Birthplace:  Los Angeles / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  five
Selection date:  12.11.1965
Selection group:  MOL-1
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 10.06.1969
Date of death:  11.12.2005
Place of death:  Palmdale / California

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, January 1955; Colonel, USAF, Ret. on May 01, 1982; test pilot; selected in 1965 for MOL-1 (resigned 10.06.1969); returned to USAF test pilot duties after MOL cancellation; was a self-employed pilot and consultant in the field of flight test; five grandchildren.

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