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Jack Swigert

Jack Swigert

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 08/30/1931
  • Date of Death: 12/27/1982
  • First Flight: 04/11/1970
  • Last Flight: 04/11/1970


Jack Swigert, a American astronaut affiliated with the government agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

John Leonard “Jack” Swigert Jr. was an American test pilot, mechanical and aerospace engineer, United States Air Force pilot, and NASA astronaut. He was one of twenty-four astronauts who have flown to the Moon.[2][3]

Before joining NASA in 1966, Swigert was a civilian test pilot and fighter pilot in the Air National Guard. After leaving NASA, he was elected to Congress from Colorado’s new 6th district, but died before being sworn in.

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