Freeman, Theodore C., 1930-1964

Dates:
Birth 1930-02-18
Death 1964-10-31
Americans

Biographical notes:

Theodore C. Freeman (b. February 18, 1930, Haverford, PA–d. October 31, 1964, Houston, TX), was an American aeronautical engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Selected in the third group of NASA astronauts in 1963, he was killed a year later in the crash of a T-38 jet, marking the first fatality among the NASA Astronaut Corps.

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Ark ID:
w69x14fs
SNAC ID:
83190656

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Occupations:

  • Test pilots
  • Astronauts

Places:

  • Haverford, PA, US
  • Lewes, DE, US
  • Houston, TX, US