Evans, Ronald

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Name
Evans, Ronald Gender: M
Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr.
born on 10 November 1933 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place St.Francis, Kansas, 39n46, 101w48
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°38' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 17°16 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 23°51'



Ronald Evans

Biography

American astronaut selected by NASA in April 1966. Evans served as Command Module Pilot aboard Apollo 17, the last manned flight to the moon, which launched on 12/06/1972. During the mission, he set a record for time spent alone in orbit at 147 hours, 41 minutes and 13 seconds.

The son of Clarence and Marie Evans, he graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas before enrolling at the University of Kansas. In 1956, he completed the Navy ROTC program, was commissioned an Ensign, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He completed flight training in 1957 and received his Master of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in 1964. Until his selection by NASA, he served sea duty in the Pacific. He was awarded both the NASA Distinguished Service Medal and the Navy Distinguished Service Medal in 1973. After his retirement from NASA in March 1977, he worked in the private sector.

Evans was married to Janet Merle Pollom and they had two children, Jaime Dayle (8/21/1959) and Jon Pollom (10/09/1961). In his free time, he enjoyed outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, hunting and golfing.

He died of an apparent heart attack on 4/07/1990, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Cernan, Gene (born 14 March 1934). Notes: Astronauts on Apollo 17

Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1956 (Navy ROTC program)
  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 21 August 1959 (Daughter Jaime Dayle born)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 1 October 1961 (Son Jon Pollom born)
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  • Social : End a program of study 1964 (Master of Science Degree)
  • Work : Gain social status 1966 (NASA training)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 6 December 1972 (Apollo 17, last manned flight to moon)
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  • Work : Prize 1973 (Navy & NASA Distinguished Service Medal)
  • Work : Retired 1977 (From NASA)
  • Death by Heart Attack 7 April 1990 at 12:00 noon in Scottsdale, AZ (Age 56)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts

(Lynn Koiner quotes him by letter with a time of 0416)

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Attack, terminal)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two, one daughter and one son)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Hunting, fishing, golfing, swimming)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (NASA, 1966)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Two Distinguished Service Medals)

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