Anders, William Alison, 1933-

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William A. Anders (b. October 17, 1933, Hong Kong) is a former United States Air Force officer, electrical engineer, nuclear engineer, NASA astronaut, and businessman. Anders, along with Apollo 8 crewmates Frank Borman and Jim Lovell, is one of the first three persons to have left Earth orbit and traveled to the Moon. He was also the U.S. Ambassador to Norway from 1976 to 1977 under then President Gerald Ford's administration.
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alumnusOrAlumnaOf Air Force Institute of Technology (U.S.) corporateBody
memberOf Apollo 8 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Borman, Frank, 1928- person
memberOf Boy Scouts of America corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 person
employeeOf General Electric Corporation corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Harvard university corporateBody
associatedWith Lafayette College (Easton, Pa.). Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Lovell, Jim. person
memberOf United States. Air Force corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
memberOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Council corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf United States Naval Academy corporateBody
memberOf U.S. Atomic Energy Commission corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Annapolis MD US
Kingdom of Norway 00 NO
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Birth 1933-10-17

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