Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Charles Cornelius, Jr.


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Personal data

Birthdate:  24.11.1925
Birthplace:  Council Bluffs, Iowa
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  ??.??.1962
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  21.08.2019
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret.; bachelor of science in aeronautical engineering; 1962 as military astronaut - class-2 selected; served later in the Pentagon; 1973 retired from active duties; later chief testpilot at Rockwell; adviser at Northrop for the B2 program; hobbies: golf, boating, flying and cross-country skiing.


Last update on August 31, 2019.