Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Hoffman

Harry Pitts

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  18.12.1942
Birthplace:  New Bern / North Carolina
Marital status:  single
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 16.01.1978
Day of death:  11.05.2004
Place of death:  Sacramento / California

Additional information

Commander, USN, Ret. (after 18 years); Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, Ret.; M.D. from the Hahnemann Medical School, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; at the time of his selection assigned at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 4, NAS Pt. Mugu, California; semi finalist in NASA astronaut group 8 selection; later Occupational Medicine Consultant with Federal Occupational Health (FOH) Region IX, San Franscisco; died of sudden cardiac arrest.

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