Donn F. Eisele

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Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
Columbus, OH
Death Date
Dec 2, 1987 (57)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
Columbus, OH
Death Date
Dec 2, 1987 (57)

About

Astronaut who served as command module pilot of the Apollo 7 mission. He received the NASA Distinguished Service Medal posthumously.

Before Fame

He attended the Air Force Institute of Technology, and was a test pilot for the Air Force Special Weapons Center.

Trivia

He served as Country Director of the U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand following his career with NASA.

Family Life

He has two children with his wife Susan. He also has another four children through a previous marriage.

Associated With

He and Alan Bean were both members of NASA Astronaut Group 3 in 1963.