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Edward Higgins White, II
"Ed"

E White

Born: 14 November 1930, San Antonio, Texas, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 27 January 1967 (Apollo 1 fire)

Group: NASA Group 2 (11 September 1962)

Status: Deceased

 

FAI Flights:
1Gemini IV3 June 19654 days, 1 hours, 56 minutes, 12 seconds

 

EVA's:
1Gemini IV3 June 196646 minutes

White performed the first American space walk during Gemini IV. He was a member of the Apollo 1 crew due to launch 21 February 1967. He died in a fire during rehearsal for the flight.

Ed White had been a test pilot for the USAF. He had degrees from the United States Military Academy and the University of Michigan.

 


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