Ronald Evans

1933 - 1990

Ronald Evans

Capt. Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr., USN (November 10, 1933 – April 7, 1990) was an American naval officer and aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, NASA astronaut and, one of the 24 astronauts to have flown to the Moon, 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. Navy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Evans has received more than 15,648 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 50th most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Ronald Evans ranks 50 out of 501Before him are Jean-Loup Chrétien, Kalpana Chawla, Richard F. Gordon Jr., Gordon Cooper, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, and Ellison Onizuka. After him are Mirosław Hermaszewski, Ken Mattingly, Viktor Gorbatko, Wally Schirra, Valentin Bondarenko, and Aleksei Gubarev.

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Among people born in 1933, Ronald Evans ranks 125Before him are Alan Stacey, Sacha Distel, Gregory III Laham, Joachim Meisner, Hisataka Okamoto, and Lamine Diack. After him are Jesús Gil, Joachim Kroll, György Konrád, Andrei Voznesensky, Ko Un, and Edward Bunker. Among people deceased in 1990, Ronald Evans ranks 84Before him are Taro Kagawa, Viktor Tsoi, Vaso Čubrilović, Georgy Flyorov, Attilio Demaría, and Gordon Bunshaft. After him are Wolfgang Schmieder, Horst Sindermann, Thorbjørn Egner, Eduard Streltsov, Tom Fogerty, and Alan Perlis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ronald Evans ranks 2,448 out of 12,171Before him are Robert Conrad (1935), Shirley Jackson (1916), Larry Silverstein (1931), Richard Schiff (1955), Robert Ballard (1942), and Elijah Wood (1981). After him are Jim Thompson (1906), J. Allen Hynek (1910), Sun Ra (1914), Andrew Cunanan (1969), Steve Morse (1954), and Betty Grable (1916).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Ronald Evans ranks 28Before him are Michael P. Anderson (1959), Christa McAuliffe (1948), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929), Gordon Cooper (1927), and Ellison Onizuka (1946). After him are Ken Mattingly (1936), Wally Schirra (1923), Dick Scobee (1939), Deke Slayton (1924), Michael J. Smith (1945), and Scott Carpenter (1925).