Charles Bassett

1931 - 1966

Charles Bassett

Charles Arthur Bassett II, Major, USAF, (December 30, 1931 – February 28, 1966) was an American electrical engineer and United States Air Force test pilot. He went to Ohio State University for two years and later graduated from Texas Tech University. He joined the Air Force as a pilot and graduated from both the Aerospace Research Pilot School and the Air Force's Experimental Test Pilot School. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Bassett has received more than 256,502 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 173rd most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Charles Bassett ranks 173 out of 501Before him are Taylor Wang, Robert A. Parker, Donald H. Peterson, Mae Jemison, Robert Crippen, and Boris Morukov. After him are Chris Hadfield, Paolo Nespoli, Karol J. Bobko, Valeri Tokarev, Yuri Baturin, and David M. Brown.

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Among people born in 1931, Charles Bassett ranks 294Before him are Denise Scott Brown, Kiki Dimoula, Fay Weldon, Norman Read, Nat Adderley, and Yaakov Ziv. After him are Dan Rather, Gustav-Adolf Schur, Della Reese, Vasily Rudenkov, Chiharu Igaya, and Gianuario Carta. Among people deceased in 1966, Charles Bassett ranks 142Before him are Hans Hofmann, Pablo Birger, Hilde Schrader, Frank O'Hara, Herbert Marshall, and Giorgi Leonidze. After him are Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi, Verna Felton, Alma Cogan, Bill Carr, Joe Spence, and Steingrímur Steinþórsson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Bassett ranks 5,910 out of 12,171Before him are Juanita Moore (1914), Timothy Zahn (1951), Anita Stewart (1895), David Keith (1954), Richard Benjamin (1938), and Susanna Hoffs (1959). After him are James Brady (1940), Frank Norris (1870), Kevin McHale (1957), Andrew Cuomo (1957), Carla Laemmle (1909), and Jeanette MacDonald (1903).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Charles Bassett ranks 70Before him are Joseph P. Kerwin (1932), Jack Lousma (1936), Robert A. Parker (1936), Donald H. Peterson (1933), Mae Jemison (1956), and Robert Crippen (1937). After him are Karol J. Bobko (1937), David M. Brown (1956), Steven R. Nagel (1946), John L. Phillips (1951), Laurel Clark (1961), and John E. Blaha (1942).