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James Wayne Wood

James Wood

Born: 9 August 1924, Paragould, Arkansas, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 1 January 1990 (Natural causes)

Group: Dyna-Soar Group 1 (1 April 1960)

Status: Deceased

  BS (Aeromechanicall Engineering), Air Force Institute of Technology, 1954

Wood trained for the X-20 program from April 1960 until program cancellation in December 1963. He was the leader of the X-20 group and was almost certain to become the first person to pilot a winged spacecraft.


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