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Charles Bassett

Charles Bassett

  • Status: Lost In Training
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 12/30/1931
  • Date of Death: 02/28/1966

Charles Bassett, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 0 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Charles Arthur “Charlie” Bassett II, Major, USAF was an American electrical engineer and United States Air Force test pilot. He was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1963 and assigned to Gemini 9, but died in an airplane crash during training for his first spaceflight.

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