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About Fred Haise
Fred Haise, born Fred Wallace Haise Jr., is a former American NASA astronaut, US Air Force and US Marine Corps and test and fighter pilot. The cancellation of Apollo 13’s landing mission en route caused him not to become the 6th man to walk on the Moon. He is an inductee of the “Aerospace Walk of Honor”.
Background & Education
He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi. He is a 1950 graduate of Biloxi High School. He holds an associate of arts degree from Perkinston Junior College and a BSc degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. In addition, he has an honorary doctorate from Western Michigan University and studied at Harvard Business School in 1972.
In 1952, he enlisted as a naval aviation cadet and served in the US Marine Corps as a fighter pilot from 1954 to 1956. He went on to work for NASA as a test pilot and was eventually chosen for their human-crewed space mission in 1966.
He was a part of the Apollo 13 mission (11-17 April 1970), in which the planned Moon landing was aborted due to a fuel-cell oxygen tank rapture in its service module. However, the crew returned to Earth safely, using the lunar module’s life-support system.
From 1979 until retiring in 1996, he worked as an executive of “Grumman Aerospace Corporation”.
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F.A.Q. about Fred Haise
When is his birthday?
Fred Haise's birthday is on November 14, 1933.
In how many days is his birthday?
Fred's birthday is in 52 days
How old is he?
He is 89 years old.
Where is Fred from?
He was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, U.S..