Roger B. Chaffee
|Roger B. Chaffee|
|Born||February 15, 1935|
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||January 27, 1967 (aged 31)|
Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S.
|Other occupation||Test pilot|
|Rank||Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy|
|Selection||Group 3 (1963)|
Roger Bruce Chaffee (February 15, 1935 – January 27, 1967) was an American test pilot and astronaut. He worked with the space program on the ground, helping astronauts who were flying in space. He talked to Gemini 4 during its mission, and NASA trusted him to fly special research jets to learn about how rockets worked.
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