Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Robert King


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Personal data

Birthdate:  24.07.1930
Birthplace:  Ripley, Virginia
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  ??.??.1963
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  12.09.2011
Place of death:  Shalimar, Florida

Additional information

Colonel, USAF, Ret.; Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1952; Graduate in Laws, West Virginia University, 1983; 1963 for military astronaut - class-4 selected; he flewflew 270 combat missions in Vietnam; since 1976 Chief of Staff, USAF Tactical Air Warfare Center at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida served later at the Langley AFB, Virginia; retired from active duties, 1978.


Last update on September 30, 2021.