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Rogers, Russel Lee
Rogers
Rogers
American test pilot astronaut, 1962-1963.

Status: Deceased; Active 1962-1963. Born: 1928-04-12. Died: 1967-09-13. Birth Place: Lawrence, Kansas.

Born in Lawrence Kansas; married with five children (Steve, Gary, David, Sharon and Mike). Received BS in aeronautical engineering from the University of Colorado in 1958. He was an experimental test pilot at Edwards AFB when selected for the X-20 program. After the X-20 was cancelled, he returned to active flight duty with the USAF. He was killed in the explosion of his F-105 at Kadena AFB, Okinawa. Died in Kadena AFB, Okinawa, JAPAN.


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Family: Astronaut, USAF Dynasoar Group - 1960. Country: USA. Agency: USAF.
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1928 April 12 - .
  • Birth of Russell Lee Rogers - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Rogers. American test pilot astronaut, 1962-1963..

1960 April 1 - .
  • USAF Dynasoar Astronaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Gordon, Henry, Knight, Rogers, Thompson, Wood.

    The group was selected to provide pilots for X-20A Dyna-Soar spaceplane flights.. Qualifications: Assigned from pool of active USAF and NASA Test Pilots.. Ten test pilots (7 USAF, 3 NASA) underwent physical examinations in August 1959. Seven were secretly selected in April 1960.


1967 September 13 - .
  • Death of Russell Lee Rogers at Kadena AFB, Okinawa. Killed in explosion of F-105 fighter. - . Nation: USA. Related Persons: Rogers. American test pilot astronaut, 1962-1963..


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