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Ellison Shoji Onizuka

E Onizuka

Born: 24 June 1946, Kealakekua , Hawaii, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 28 January 1986 (Challenger explosion)

Group: NASA Group 8 (16 January 1978)

Status: Deceased

 

FAI Flights:
151-C24 January 19853 days, 1 hours, 33 minutes, 23 seconds

 

Non-Qualifying Flights with Significance:
51-L 28 January 1986 73 seconds

Onizuka was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force. He was a mission specialist aboard 51-L. Ellison had both a bachelor and master of science degrees in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado. He left behind a wife and two daughters.

 


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