Ronald Evans

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Birthday
10, 1933
Birthplace
St. Francis, KS
Death Date
Apr 7, 1990 (56)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1933
Birthplace
St. Francis, KS
Death Date
Apr 7, 1990 (56)

About

Apollo astronaut who served as command module pilot of Apollo 17 in 1972.

Before Fame

He flew combat missions in Vietnam after completing his flight training in 1957.

Trivia

HIs first words when he took his walk in space were slightly less poetic than Neil Armstrong's; he said 'Hot diggity dog!'

Family Life

He had two children with wife Jan.

Associated With

He was the backup command module pilot for Charles M. Duke on the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.