William R. Pogue

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William Reid Pogue
NASA astronaut
Born(1930-01-23)January 23, 1930
Okemah, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedMarch 4, 2014(2014-03-04) (aged 84)
Florida, U.S.
Other occupationTest pilot
RankColonel, USAF
Time in space84d 01h 15m
Selection1966 NASA Group
MissionsSkylab 4
Mission insigniaSkylab3-Patch.png

William Reid Pogue (January 23, 1930 – March 4, 2014) was an American NASA astronaut, teacher, public speaker and writer. He is best known for being a crew member of Skylab 4. He was born in Okemah, Oklahoma.

Pogue died from natural causes in the morning of March 4, 2014 in his Florida home. He was 84 years old. He was outlived by his wife and three children.[1]

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  1. "Skylab astronaut William Pogue dies at 84". collectSPACE. March 4, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014.

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