Smith, Michael John

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Smith, Michael John Gender: M
born on 30 April 1945 at 13:23 (= 1:23 PM )
Place Morehead City NC, USA, 34n43, 76w43
Timezone EWT h4w (is war time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 09°59' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 16°28 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 20°23'

Michael John Smith


American astronaut, one of seven space travelers on the Space Shuttle Challenger when it exploded after blastoff on 1/28/1986, 11:39 AM EST. He was the most experienced flyer of the astronauts with 4,300 hours in 28 types of planes. He gained his flying experience through two tours in Viet Nam with the army, a graduate of the U.S. Naval academy at Annapolis, MD. He first flew by himself at the age of 16, learning to fly a plane before driving a car.

He was married with three children; died at the age of 40.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Social : Begin Travel 1961 (First solo flight)
  • Death by Accident 28 January 1986 at 11:39 AM in Cape Canaveral, FL (Spaceshuttle exploded, age 40)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Arlene De Angelus


  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (Killed in spaceshuttle explosion)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Personal : Death : Unusual (Space shuttle explosion)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (Two tours of Vietnam)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Annapolis graduate)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (Challenger Shuttle)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronaut)