Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.
Born: 2 October 1935, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 8 December 1967 (Crash of a F-104 at Edwards AFB, California)
Group: USAF MOL Group 3 (30 June 1967)
BS (Chemistry), Bradley University, 1956
Ph.D (Nuclear Chemistry), Ohio State University, 1965
Trained for the MOL until his death. Lawrence was the first African-American to be chosen for spaceflight training. Had he lived, he would have been eligible to transfer to NASA when the MOL was cancelled.
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