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Francis Richard Scobee

Francis Scobee

Born: 19 May 1939, Cle Elum, Washington, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 28 January 1986 (Challenger explosion)

Group: NASA Group 8 (16 January 1978)

Status: Deceased


FAI Flights:
6 April 1984
6 days, 23 hours, 40 minutes, 7 seconds


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

  BS (Aerospace Engineering), University of Arizona, 1965

Lieutenant Colonel Scobee, United States Air Force, was mission commander on 51-L. Scobee had a bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Arizona. He was survived by a wife and two children.


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