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William J. Knight

William J. Knight

Status: Deceased
11/18/1929 – 5/7/2004
Nationality: American
Type: Government
First Flight: 10/17/1967
Last Flight: 10/17/1967

William John “Pete” Knight was an American aeronautical engineer, politician, Vietnam War combat pilot, test pilot, and astronaut. He flew the X-15 experimental spaceplane to over 50 miles altitude on Flight 190.

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