Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Cornell

Darrell Eugene

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  19.08.1932
Birthplace:  Moorhead / Minnesota
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1963
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 18.10.1963
Day of death:  10.10.1984
Place of death:  Suwon Air Base / South Korea

Additional information

Civilian; semi finalist in NASA group 3 selection; joined Northrop in 1962 and moved to the Aircraft Division's flight test unit at Edwards Air Force Base in 1965; was killed while performing a demonstration flight for the South Korean Air Force (ROKAF).

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