Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


James Smith


Personal data

Birthdate:  15.03.1934
Birthplace:  Woodbury / Connecticut
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  ??.??.1963
Position:  Pilot
Status:  died 29.12.1965
Day of death:  29.12.1965
Place of death:  Holloman AFB / New Mexico

Additional information

Captain, USAF; Bachelor of Science; 1963 for military astronaut - class-4 selected; on 29.12.1965 deceased (during take-off of a B-47 near the Holloman AFB / New Mexico).


Last update on December 15, 2011.