Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Albert R.


Personal data

Birthdate:  19.10.1924
Birthplace:  Akron / Ohio
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1967
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 04.08.1967
Day of death:  24.02.2003
Place of death:  Pasadena / California

Additional information

Mathematician; Bachelor of Science in Physics from CalTech, 1945; Master of Science in Mathematics, from the University of Chicago, 1947; Ph.D. in Physics from CalTech, 1955; semi finalist in NASA group 6 selection; was until 1986 known worldwide as “the voice of JPL"; died of complications following heart surgery.


Last update on April 28, 2018.