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Robert A. Rushworth

Robert A. Rushworth

Status: Deceased
10/9/1924 – 3/18/1993
Nationality: American
Type: Unknown
First Flight: 6/27/1963
Last Flight: 6/27/1963

Robert Aitken “Bob” Rushworth was an American United States Air Force major general, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War pilot, mechanical and aeronautical engineer, test pilot and astronaut. He flew the X-15 experimental spaceplane to over 50 miles in altitude on Flight 87.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Type: Government
Abbreviation: NASA
Administration: Administrator: Bill Nelson
Founded: 1958
Launchers: Space Shuttle | SLS
Spacecraft: Orion
Country: USA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA have many launch facilities but most are inactive. The most commonly used pad will be LC-39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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