Schweickart, Rusty

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Name
Schweickart, Rusty Gender: M
Schweickart, Russel Louis
born on 25 October 1935 at 19:02 (= 7:02 PM )
Place Neptune NJ, USA, 40n13, 74w02
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 01°39' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°44 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 11°37'



Rusty Schweickart

Biography

American astronaut on the Apollo 9 mission in March 1969. After he circled the earth for three days in the first manned flight test of the lunar landing module that would later touch down on the moon, he was strongly moved by the sight of the planet. This led him to environmental work, then to being special science advisor to California Gov. Jerry Brown, and in mid-1979, to the post of chairman of the state's independent Energy Commission. The group is concerned with long-range energy planning and conservation and the chairman practices its creed. The Schweickart home in Sacramento has no air-conditioning and is being heated by wood he chops and splits. He usually rides his bicycle to work, a five-mile round trip. Schweickart is not really opposed to nuclear power, as Brown is, but he calls it "a technology which has suffered from poor design" and he does not think it is worth the investment. "In California at least," he says, "we can do without further nuclear power."

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Brown, Jerry (born 7 April 1938)

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement March 1969 (Space shot on Apollo 9 mission)
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Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Bigot (Misogonist)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure

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