Roy D. Bridges Jr.

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Birthday
19, 1943
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Former NASA astronaut and former director of the John F. Kennedy Space Center and Langley Research Center.

Before Fame

He achieved the second highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America, Life Scout.

Trivia

He piloted the Space Shuttle Challenger from July 29 until August 6, 1985, on mission STS-51-F.

Family Life

He fathered two children with his wife, Benita Louise Allbaugh.

Associated With

He and Neil Armstrong were both pivotal figures in the advancement of the U.S. space program.