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NASA-5 astronaut group, 1966
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Requirement: pilot-astronauts for the Apollo Applications Program (then planned as 10 lunar landings after Apollo 11 and 30 Apollo flights to earth-orbit space stations). Nickname: The Original Nineteen

AKA: Original Nineteen. Date: 1966.


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Givens American test pilot astronaut, 1966-1967. Died in an automobile accident.

Pogue American test pilot astronaut 1966-1975.

Irwin American test pilot astronaut 1966-1972. Eighth person to walk on the moon.

Lind American physicist mission specialist astronaut 1966-1986. Longest wait for an American for a spaceflight after becoming an astronaut (19 years).

Mitchell American pilot astronaut 1966-1972. Sixth person to walk on the moon.

Brand American test pilot astronaut 1966-1992.

Swigert American pilot astronaut 1966-1973. Survived first emergency beyond low earth orbit. Altitude (401,056 km) record. Died of complications from cancer.

Worden American test pilot astronaut 1966-1975.

Weitz American pilot astronaut 1966-1988. Member of first successful space station mission.

Carr American test pilot astronaut 1966-1977.

Engle American test pilot astronaut 1966-1986.

Roosa American test pilot astronaut 1966-1976. Died of viral pneumonia, a complication of pancreatitis.

Evans American pilot astronaut 1966-1977.

Haise American pilot astronaut 1966-1979. Survived first emergency beyond low earth orbit. Altitude (401,056 km) record.

Bull, John American test pilot astronaut, 1966-1968.

Duke American test pilot astronaut 1966-1976. Tenth person to walk on the moon.

Lousma American pilot astronaut 1966-1983.

Mattingly American test pilot astronaut 1966-1985.

McCandless American engineer mission specialist astronaut 1966-1990. Made first untethered space walk.

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