Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

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Alexander Kratz

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.07.1930
Birthplace:  Bellefonte / Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1963
Position:  Pilot
Status:  died 11.06.1965
Day of death:  11.06.1965
Place of death:  Buford / Ohio

Additional information

Major, USAF; bachelor of science from the U.S. Military Academy, 1955; master of science in astronautics, Air Force Intitute of Technology, 1962; 1963 for military astronaut - class-4 selected; on 11.06.1965 deceased (explosion of a F-102 A near Buford / Ohio).

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