James McDivitt

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James McDivitt
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McDivitt in January 1971
Born
James Alton McDivitt

(1929-06-10) June 10, 1929 (age 92)
StatusRetired
NationalityAmerican
Alma materUniversity of Michigan, B.S. 1959
Awards
Space career
NASA Astronaut
Previous occupation
Test pilot, Air force pilot, business executive
RankUS-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier General, USAF
Time in space
14d 02h 56m
Selection1962 NASA Group 2
MissionsGemini 4, Apollo 9
Mission insignia
Gemini-4-logo.png Apollo-9-patch.png
RetirementJune 1972

James Alton McDivitt (born June 10, 1929) is an American former test pilot, United States Air Force (USAF) pilot, aeronautical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. McDivitt, James. Interview with Doug Ward. James A. McDivitt Oral History. June 29, 1999.