Theodore Freeman

Theodore Freeman

Status: Lost In Training
2/18/1930 – 10/31/1964
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Theodore Cordy “Ted” Freeman was an American aeronautical engineer, U.S. Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. Selected in the third group of NASA astronauts in 1963, he was killed a year later in the crash of a T-38 jet, marking the first fatality among the NASA Astronaut Corps. At the time of his death, he held the rank of captain.

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