Encyclopedia Astronautica

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Macleay, Lachlan 'Mac' (1931-) American pilot astronaut, 1965-1969.

Bachelor of science in electrical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, 1954. Master of business administration from the University of Southern California, 1970. Test pilot. Decided not to transfer to NASA on June 10, 1969 with the cancellation of the MOL-Program. Retired from the Air Force on May 1, 1973, with rank of Colonel. Worked at Hughes Aircraft in Tucson, Arizona.

Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1931.06.13.

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  • Astronaut Category of persons, applied to those trained for spaceflight outside of Russia and China. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • USAF American agency overseeing development of rockets and spacecraft. United States Air Force, USA. More...

  • Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.

Macleay Chronology

1965 November 12 - .
  • USAF MOL Astronaut Training Group 1 selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Adams; Finley; Lawyer; Macleay; Neubeck; Taylor. The group was selected to provide crews for flights of the Manned Orbiting Laboratory, a classified military manned space station.. Qualifications: Qualified military pilot; graduate of Aerospace Research Pilot School; serving military officer; US citizen by birth..

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