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Currently, Roger B Chaffee is 87 years, 9 months and 17 days old. Roger B Chaffee will celebrate 88rd birthday on a Wednesday 15th of February 2023. Below we countdown to Roger B Chaffee upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Roger B Chaffee|
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|Born||February 15, 1935 (Michigan)|
Roger B Chaffee’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Roger B Chaffee was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
A posthumous recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, this NASA astronaut was killed during the 1967 Apollo 1 disaster, in which a fire broke out during a pre-flight demonstration at Florida's Cape Kennedy (Cape Canaveral) Air Force Station.
Prior to his work with NASA, Chaffee attended the United States Naval Academy and the Illinois Institute of Technology and received an Aeronautical Engineering degree from Purdue University. He went on to become a U.S. Navy aviator.
He was one of the three capsule communicators assigned to the 1965 Gemini 4 mission.
He grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His marriage to Martha Horn began in 1957 and produced children named Sheryl and Stephen.
He and Virgil Gus Grissom were two of the three astronauts killed aboard the Apollo 1; Edward H. White was the third.