Thomas P. Stafford

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Birthday
17, 1930
Birthplace
Weatherford, OK
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Weatherford, OK

About

Gemini and Apollo astronaut who conducted many of the first space flights.

Before Fame

He was an accomplished Navy pilot before being selected for NASA's second group of astronauts.

Trivia

He flew on the first American-Russian space mission in 1975.

Family Life

He was married twice and had four children.

Associated With

He was slated to fly with Alan Shepard on the first manned Gemini mission, but became ill.