7/6/1924 – 3/17/2010
First Flight: 7/17/1962
Last Flight: 7/17/1962
Robert Michael “Bob” White was an American electrical engineer, test pilot, fighter pilot, and astronaut who was one of twelve pilots that flew in the X-15 experimental spaceplane.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA
- 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.