Cunningham, Walter, 1932-

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Walter Cunningham (b. March 16, 1932, Creston, IA) is a retired American astronaut. In 1968, he was a Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 7 mission. He is also a fighter pilot, physicist, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author, and radio show host.
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referencedIn ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn APOLLO SEVEN ASTRONAUTS WALTER SCHIRRA, R. WALTER CUNNINGHAM AND DONN EISELE INTERVIEWS WITH RHETT TURNER United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 lunar module pilot, writes with a space pen while performing flight tasks on the ninth day of the Apollo 7 mission. A 70 mm Hasselbald camera film magazine floats just above Cunningham's right hand in the zero gravity environment of the spacecraft United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Apollo 8 Lunar Mission United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn ASTRONAUT JUNGLE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn AS07-04-1584 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot, R. Walter Cunningham United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Apollo 7 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History, ca. 1897 - ca. 1980 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf ASTRONAUT R. WALTER CUNNINGHAM AND APOLLO SUIT BUILDER LEONARD SHEPARD INTERVIEW BY RHETT TURNER United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn AS07-04-1559 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham inside Command Module United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Materials Relating to "The President: November 1968" Project , 11/1/1968 - 11/30/1968 Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn AS07-04-1597 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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creatorOf The all-American boys
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memberOf American astronautical society corporateBody
memberOf American geophysical union corporateBody
memberOf American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics corporateBody
memberOf Association of Space Explorers. corporateBody
memberOf Explorers Club corporateBody
associatedWith Project Apollo (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Skylab Program corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
memberOf United States. Navy corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf University of California, Los Angeles corporateBody
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Iowa IA US
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Birth 1932-03-16

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