S. David Griggs

S. David Griggs

  • 9/7/1939 - 6/17/1989
  • American - Died While In Active Service
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Stanley David Griggs was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He is credited with conducting the first unscheduled extra-vehicular activity of the space program during Space Shuttle mission STS-51-D. Griggs was killed when the vintage World War II-era training aircraft he was piloting – a North American AT-6D (registration N3931S) – crashed near Earle, Arkansas.