Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Carl, Jr. "Tex"


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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.01.1928
Birthplace:  Stephensville, Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1962
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.08.1962
Day of death:  12.04.1996
Place of death:  Bradyville, Tennessee

Additional information

Captain, US-Navy; bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering; 1962 as military astronaut - class 2 selected; later testpilot at the Naval Air Test Center, Patuxnet River; on June 30, 1975 retired from active duties; hobbies: traveling, working on his home computer, reading, fishing and restoring automobiles.


Last update on April 30, 2018.