Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Byron Franklin, Jr.


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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.01.1924
Birthplace:  Houston, Texas
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.??.1962
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  06.07.2012
Place of death:  San Marino, California

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret.; bachelor of science from the U.S. Military Academy; Master of Science in Aeronautical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1952; 1962 for military astronaut - class-2 selected; served later at the Space Systems Division in Los Angeles; 1971 retired from active duties.


Last update on September 18, 2018.