Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Halvor Martin, Jr. "Hal"


Personal data

Birthdate:  23.05.1929
Birthplace:  Thief River Falls / Minnesota
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1958
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 09.04.1959
Day of death:  18.04.1959
Place of death:  Indian Springs / Nevada

Additional information

Officer, USAF; graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1951; test pilot; one of 32 semi finalists in NASA group 1 selection; killed in F-106B crash 4 days after final group 1 selection.


Last update on February 24, 2015.