Thomas P. Stafford

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Thomas P. Stafford

Thomas Patten "Tom" Stafford (born September 17, 1930; Lt Gen, USAF, Ret.) is an American former Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut, and one of 24 people who flew to the Moon. He also served as Chief of the Astronaut Office from 1969 to 1971. After graduating from the United States Naval Academy, Stafford commissioned in the United States Air Force, flying the F-86 Sabre prior becoming a test pilot. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas P. Stafford has received more than 478,509 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 43rd most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Thomas P. Stafford ranks 43 out of 501Before him are Vladislav Volkov, Fred Haise, Pavel Belyayev, Michael P. Anderson, Christa McAuliffe, and Viktor Patsayev. After him are Jean-Loup Chrétien, Kalpana Chawla, Richard F. Gordon Jr., Gordon Cooper, Vladimir Dzhanibekov, and Ellison Onizuka.

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Among people born in 1930, Thomas P. Stafford ranks 145Before him are Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Miljan Miljanić, Lina Kostenko, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Chus Lampreave, and John Barth. After him are Marshall Sahlins, Stuart Lewis-Evans, Bo Widerberg, Jo Bonnier, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, and James Baker.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Thomas P. Stafford ranks 2,192 out of 12,171Before him are Robert Stroud (1890), Freddie King (1934), Eugene Nida (1914), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Annie Oakley (1860), and Lucille Ball (1911). After him are W. Eugene Smith (1918), Maurice White (1941), Marshall Sahlins (1930), Katharine Graham (1917), James Whitmore (1921), and Nicholas Murray Butler (1862).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Thomas P. Stafford ranks 24Before him are Frank Borman (1928), Charles Duke (1935), Roger B. Chaffee (1935), Fred Haise (1933), Michael P. Anderson (1959), and Christa McAuliffe (1948). After him are Richard F. Gordon Jr. (1929), Gordon Cooper (1927), Ellison Onizuka (1946), Ronald Evans (1933), Ken Mattingly (1936), and Wally Schirra (1923).