Biographies of U.S. Astronauts

Taylor

James Martin

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  27.11.1930
Birthplace:  Stamps / Arkansas
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  12.11.1965
Selection group:  MOL-1
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 10.06.1969
Date of death:  04.09.1970
Place of death:  Palmdale / California

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, 1959; Lieutenant Colonel, USAF; test pilot; was selected in 1965 for MOL-1; died in a crash of a T-38A jet.

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