White, Edward Higgins

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Name
White, Edward Higgins Gender: M
Edward Higgins White, II
born on 14 November 1930 at 06:20 (= 06:20 AM )
Place Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 29n27, 98w27
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 21°25' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 04°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 12°46'



Edward Higgins White

Biography

American astronaut, the first American to emerge from an orbiting spacecraft and the first man to control his movements while floating in space, 6/03-07/1965, during the Gemini 4 mission. NASA selected him for their astronaut program on 9/17/1962. White attended the United States Military Academy and received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1952.

After leaving West Point, he underwent flight training and was sent to Germany for three years where he flew F-86s and F-100s. When he returned to the U.S., he continued his education at the University of Michigan, and in 1959, earned his Master of Science. He then went to the Test Pilot School at Edwards AFB, California, and upon completion, was assigned to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio as an experimental test pilot. He was married with two children.

While the first manned flight of Project Apollo had been planned for the end of 1966, a number of problems delayed it until February 1967 and necessitated further flight simulations. While performing a launch pad test in their capsule on 1/27/1967, Cape Kennedy, FL, White and his fellow astronauts, Virgil I. Grissom and Roger B. Chaffee, were killed in a flash fire. While the test was originally designated AS-204, it was later renamed Apollo 1. On 3/19/1993, White was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Grissom, Gus (born 3 April 1926)

Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1952 (B.S. degree, West Point)
  • Social : End a program of study 1959 (Masters of Science, University of Michigan)
  • Work : Gain social status 17 September 1962 (Chosen for the NASA astronaut program)
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  • Work : Great Achievement 3 June 1965 (First man to spacewalk)
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  • Death by Accident 27 January 1967 (Died in spacecraft fire, age 36)
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  • Work : Prize 19 March 1993 (Inducted into Astronaut Hall of Fame)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand, LMR (Same in Contemporary American Horoscopes, Gauquelin Book of American Charts)

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Unusual (Died in spacecraft fire)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (NASA)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (First man to spacewalk)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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