Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Ralston

John, Jr.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  20.11.1925
Birthplace:  Houston / Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1958
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 09.04.1959
Day of death:  08.08.2003
Place of death:  Nassau Bay / Texas

Additional information

Commander, USN; one of 32 semi finalists in NASA group 1 selection.

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