Edgar Mitchell

1930 - 2016

Edgar Mitchell

Edgar Dean Mitchell (September 17, 1930 – February 4, 2016) was a United States Navy officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, ufologist and NASA astronaut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edgar Mitchell has received more than 943,054 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 19th most popular astronaut.

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Edgar Mitchell ranks 19 out of 501Before him are John Young, Dennis Tito, Valery Bykovsky, Harrison Schmitt, David Scott, and Jim Lovell. After him are Sigmund Jähn, Andriyan Nikolayev, Gus Grissom, Alan Bean, Svetlana Savitskaya, and Bruce McCandless II.

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Among people born in 1930, Edgar Mitchell ranks 66Before him are Ali al-Sistani, William C. Campbell, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Jesús Franco, Sonia Rykiel, and Harvey Milk. After him are Moustapha Akkad, Joanne Woodward, Gérard Genette, Gaafar Nimeiry, Tom Wolfe, and Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma. Among people deceased in 2016, Edgar Mitchell ranks 55Before him are Ettore Scola, Walter Scheel, Harry Kroto, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Sonia Rykiel, and George Kennedy. After him are Michel Galabru, Michèle Morgan, Marvin Minsky, Michel Tournier, Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, and Thomas Schelling.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edgar Mitchell ranks 1,002 out of 12,171Before him are Harvey Milk (1930), Jim Lovell (1928), James Earl Ray (1928), Alfred Hershey (1908), Sherwood Anderson (1876), and George Kennedy (1925). After him are Poul Anderson (1926), Nellie Bly (1864), Davy Crockett (1786), Howard H. Aiken (1900), Forest Whitaker (1961), and Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Edgar Mitchell ranks 12Before him are Alan Shepard (1923), John Young (1930), Dennis Tito (1940), Harrison Schmitt (1935), David Scott (1932), and Jim Lovell (1928). After him are Gus Grissom (1926), Alan Bean (1932), Bruce McCandless II (1937), James Irwin (1930), Ed White (1930), and Frank Borman (1928).