Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Hixson

Jean F.

USA

Personal data

Birthdate:  30.09.1922
Birthplace:  Hoopeston / Illinois
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.1960
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  21.09.1984
Place of death:  Akron / Ohio

Additional information

Belonged to the first female group, which was not accepted from the NASA; second woman to break the sound barrier; Pilot in World War II, later received received a degree in Elementary and Secondary Education from Akron University and worked as as teacher since 1952.

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