Stuart Roosa

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Birthday
16, 1933
Birthplace
Durango, CO
Death Date
Dec 12, 1994 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1933
Birthplace
Durango, CO
Death Date
Dec 12, 1994 (61)

About

Command module pilot for Apollo 14, the third mission to land astronauts on the moon.

Before Fame

He was a smokejumper with the U.S. Forest Service before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1953.

Trivia

He conducted experiments in the moon's orbit while his fellow Apollo 14 crew members walked on the surface below.

Family Life

He had four children with his wife Joan.

Associated With

He was portrayed by George Newbern in the TV mini-series From the Earth to the Moon.