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1947 – Born on the 14th of February in Quoc Tuan, Thai Binh, Vietnam. 1965 – He joined the VPAF, or Vietnam People’s Air Force. 1972 – He is claimed to have shot down a United States B-52 bomber over Hanoi while flying a MiG-21 (the USAF does not acknowledge the claim), becoming the first ..

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US astronaut and naval aviator   1st American in space and 2nd human in space 1961, completing suborbital flight as sole member of Mercury 3 mission   5th human to walk on moon 1971, as member of Apollo 14 mission   member of original..

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1932 – He was born on the 6th day of June this year on Randolph Air Force Base, after which he was named near San Antonio, Texas.   1962 – He was educated at Texas Military Institute and West Point. He received both an S.M. degree in Aeronautics/Astronautics and the degree of Engineer in Aeronautics/Astronautics ..

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1946 – Born on the 24th of June in Keopu, Hawaii. 1964 – He graduated from Konawaena High School in Kealakekua. 1969 – He received a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering.        – He participated in Air Force ROTC during his time there and is an alumnus of Triangle Fraternity. 1970 – He entered active ..

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1958 – She was born on the 10th day of May this year in Los Angeles, California.   1975 – She graduated from Gross Mont High School, in 1975 as valedictorian.   1933 – She became the first Hispanic in space when she served on a nine-day mission aboard the shuttle Discovery in this year. ..

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1948 – Born on September 2nd in Boston, Massachusetts. American teacher who was chosen to be the first private citizen in space. 1954 – Moved to Framingham, Massachusets. 1966 – Graduated from Marian High School. 1970 – Christa Corrigan earned her B.A. from Framingham (Massachusetts) State College.          – She began a teaching career that ..

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1943 – Born on January 14th in Shanghai, China. Chinese-American astronaut and biochemist. 1960 – Graduated from Bethany High School, Bethany, Oklahoma. 1963 – Received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Oklahoma. 1968 – Married to Michael F. Lucid. 1970-1973 – Received her master of science and doctor of philosophy ..

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US astronaut and Democratic politician   piloted F8U-1 Crusader from Los Angeles to New York 1957 (1st transcontinental supersonic flight), in 3 hours 23 minutes   chosen 1959 as member of original Mercury 7   1st American to orbit Earth 1962, aboard Friendship 7   Senator from Ohio 1974-1999   candidate for Democratic presidential nomination ..

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1933 – Born on the 10th of November in St. Francis, Kansas, United States. 1956 – He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas,                Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A. 1957 – He completed flight training after receiving his commission as an Ensign through the Navy Reserve                  Officers’ Training ..

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