Ronald Evans

1933 - 1990

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Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr. (November 10, 1933 – April 7, 1990) was an American electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, officer and aviator in the United States Navy, and NASA astronaut. As Command Module Pilot on Apollo 17 he was one of the 24 astronauts to have flown to the Moon, and one of 12 people to have flown to the Moon without landing on it. Before becoming an astronaut, Evans graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas and joined the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Evans has received more than 18,242 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ronald Evans is the 53rd most popular astronaut (down from 50th in 2019), the 2,760th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,448th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Ronald Evans ranks 53 out of 524Before him are Pavel Belyayev, Mirosław Hermaszewski, Sergei Krikalev, Gordon Cooper, Toktar Aubakirov, and Valentin Bondarenko. After him are Viktor Gorbatko, Roger B. Chaffee, Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa, Dick Scobee, Wally Schirra, and Scott Carpenter.

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Among people born in 1933, Ronald Evans ranks 144Before him are Miloš Milutinović, Diane Cilento, Syd Mead, Eddie Adams, Cissy Houston, and Azeglio Vicini. After him are Félicien Kabuga, Julie Newmar, Sandra Milo, Dan Flavin, Ludovico Scarfiotti, and Doyle Brunson. Among people deceased in 1990, Ronald Evans ranks 89Before him are Edmund Conen, Georgy Flyorov, Arthur Kennedy, Tom Fogerty, Eduard Streltsov, and Attilio Demaría. After him are Horst Sindermann, Naoto Tajima, Martin Ritt, Michael Powell, Joan Bennett, and Carlos Peucelle.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ronald Evans ranks 2,760 out of 15,968Before him are Miguel Ferrer (1955), John Barth (1930), Gloria Leonard (1940), Robert B. Laughlin (1950), David Eddings (1931), and Johnny Carson (1925). After him are Ace Frehley (1951), Georgia Hale (1900), Michael W. Young (1949), Sam Wood (1883), Jack Lord (1920), and Paul Schrader (1946).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Ronald Evans ranks 29Before him are Ken Mattingly (1936), Ellison Onizuka (1946), Christa McAuliffe (1948), Michael J. Smith (1945), Alfred Worden (1932), and Gordon Cooper (1927). After him are Roger B. Chaffee (1935), Dick Scobee (1939), Wally Schirra (1923), Scott Carpenter (1925), Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929), and Judith Resnik (1949).