Bassett, Charles A., II, 1931-1966

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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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Dayton OH US
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Birth 1931-12-30

Death 1966-02-28

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