Robert Overmyer

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Birthday
14, 1936
Birthplace
Lorain, OH
Death Date
Mar 22, 1996 (59)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1936
Birthplace
Lorain, OH
Death Date
Mar 22, 1996 (59)

About

Test pilot, astronaut, and lead investigator into the tragic Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Trivia

He piloted Space Shuttle mission STS-5, the first with a four-person crew, and served as Commander on STS-51-B.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Katherine.

Associated With

He investigated the Challenger accident in which Francis Scobee was killed.