Bassett, Charles A., II, 1931-1966

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Dates:
Birth 1931-12-30
Death 1966-02-28
Americans

Biographical notes:

Charles A. Bassett II (b. December 30, 1931, Dayton, OH–d. February 28, 1966), was an American electrical engineer and United States Air Force test pilot. He was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1963 and assigned to Gemini 9, but died in an airplane crash during training for his first spaceflight.

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Ark ID:
w6fp1w37
SNAC ID:
83190600

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Occupations:

  • Test pilots

Places:

  • Dayton, OH, US