Gregory Jarvis

1944 - 1986

Gregory Jarvis

Gregory Bruce Jarvis (August 24, 1944 – January 28, 1986) was an American engineer who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L, where he was serving as payload specialist for Hughes Aircraft. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Jarvis has received more than 464,829 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 91st most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Gregory Jarvis ranks 91 out of 501Before him are Anatoly Berezovoy, Yuri Artyukhin, Rusty Schweickart, Leonid Kizim, Vladimir Aksyonov, and Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez. After him are Sunita Williams, Alfred Worden, Vladimir Solovyov, Owen Garriott, Walter Cunningham, and Boris Yegorov.

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Among people born in 1944, Gregory Jarvis ranks 243Before him are Giacomo dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, Kevin Ayers, Ard Schenk, Jan-Carl Raspe, Tom Okker, and Hugo Gatti. After him are Michael Buffer, Max Romeo, Jacques Doillon, Andrew G. Vajna, Miruts Yifter, and Raymond Moody. Among people deceased in 1986, Gregory Jarvis ranks 112Before him are Sandro Puppo, Moses Finley, Harold Arlen, Vicente Trueba, W. Averell Harriman, and Vitaly Abalakov. After him are Ivan Papanin, Adolfo Baloncieri, V. C. Andrews, Géza von Radványi, Lars-Erik Larsson, and Desi Arnaz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gregory Jarvis ranks 3,609 out of 12,171Before him are Frank Serpico (1936), Alice Brady (1892), George Newbold Lawrence (1806), David Bryan (1962), Mira Sorvino (1967), and Walter Tewksbury (1876). After him are Alexandra Daddario (1986), Harry Hillman (1881), Dee Snider (1955), John DeLorean (1925), Margaret Sullavan (1909), and Selma Blair (1972).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Gregory Jarvis ranks 42Before him are Stuart Roosa (1933), Judith Resnik (1949), William R. Pogue (1930), Sally Ride (1951), James McDivitt (1929), and Rusty Schweickart (1935). After him are Sunita Williams (1965), Alfred Worden (1932), Owen Garriott (1930), Walter Cunningham (1932), Donn F. Eisele (1930), and Elliot See (1927).