Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Darryl George


Darryl Greenamyer

Personal data

Birthdate:  13.08.1936
Birthplace:  South Gate, California
Marital status:  married
Selection date:  ??.??.1965
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 04.04.1966
Day of death:  04.10.2018
Place of death:  Indio, California

Additional information

In 1958 he graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 1963 he was accepted into Class 63A of the Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB, California. On August 16, 1969, flying a modified Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, he broke the long-standing World Low Altitude Speed Record by flying at 483.04 mph.


Last update on October 03, 2021.