Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Pimentel

George Claude

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  02.05.1922
Birthplace:  Fresno / California
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1967
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 04.08.1967
Day of death:  18.06.1989
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Graduating in 1943, he came north to join the Manhattan Project in Berkeley; Ph.D. in Chemistry, 1949; served as director of the Laboratory of Chemical Dynamics and as associate director of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory; Professor of Chemistry; semi finalist in NASA group 6 selection.

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