NASA-1 Selection

Date of selection:     09. April 1959

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No. Rank Name Profession /
Armed forces
Age Retirement /
Death
Age
01 Lt. M. Scott Carpenter Pilot USN 33 10.08.1967 42
02 Capt. L. Gordon Cooper Pilot USAF 32 31.07.1970 43
03 Lt.Col. John H. Glenn Pilot USMC 37 16.01.1964 42
04 Capt. Virgil I. Grissom Pilot USAF 33 27.01.1967 (+) 40
05 Lt.Cdr. Walter M. Schirra Pilot USN 36 01.07.1969 46
06 Lt.Cdr. Alan B. Shepard Pilot USN 35 31.07.1974 50
07 Capt. Donald K. Slayton Pilot USAF 35 27.02.1982 57


Astronaut training:
27.04.1959 Carpenter, Cooper, Glenn, Grissom, Schirra, Shepard, Slayton
 
Examination:
??.??.1961 Carpenter, Cooper, Glenn, Grissom, Schirra, Shepard, Slayton

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Last update on August 29, 2012.