Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Robert V. (Bob)


Robert Sallada

Personal data

Birthdate:  01.12.1936
Birthplace:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Marital status:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1965
Position:  PLT
Status:  Ret. 04.04.1966

Additional information

Lt. Cdr., US Navy. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and later served aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). Lt. Cdr. Sallada became Executive Officer (EO) of VA-81 (the "Sunliners") at NAS Cecil Field, Florida in July 1974, becoming the squadron's twenty-first commanding officer on March 03, 1975, a position he held until March 03, 1976. Naval Test Pilot School at Patuxent River, Maryland, where he later became the school's director.


Last update on October 19, 2021.