Charles Veach

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Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 3, 1995 (51)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
18, 1944
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Oct 3, 1995 (51)

About

Astronaut who flew two space missions in the early 1990s and logged more than 430 hours in space.

Before Fame

He flew 275 combat missions in the Vietnam War, and altogether logged over 5,000 flying hours.

Trivia

His first mission to space was to deliver the LAGEOS satellite, used to later study the atmosphere and the Southern Lights.

Family Life

He had two children with wife Alice Meigs Scott.

Associated With

Eugene Cernan, who flew on the Apollo moon landing, was another Illinois-born astronaut.