Famous 21st Century Aviators

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Scott Kelly
(Engineer)
Scott Kelly
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Birthdate: February 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
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Treat Williams
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Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rowayton, Connecticut, United States
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Russell Johnson
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Birthdate: November 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: January 16, 2014
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Ronnie Corbett
(Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor, Cabaret artist, Aviator)
Ronnie Corbett
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Birthdate: December 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edinburgh
Died: March 31, 2016
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Fred Haise
(Former Astronaut who is one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon, having flown as Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 13)
Fred Haise
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Birthdate: November 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
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John Young
(He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972)
John Young
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Birthdate: September 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 5, 2018
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Neil Armstrong
(The First Person to Walk on the Moon)
Neil Armstrong
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Birthdate: August 5, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wapakoneta, Ohio, United States
Died: August 25, 2012

The first person to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong was an astronaut and aeronautical engineer. Prior to his trip to the Moon, he became NASA's first civilian astronaut to fly in space. After resigning from NASA, he taught in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. He was a Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee.

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Frank Borman
(Air force officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Autobiographer, Aviator)
Frank Borman
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Birthdate: March 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gary
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Ken Mattingly
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)
Ken Mattingly
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Birthdate: March 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago
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Edgar Mitchell
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)
Edgar Mitchell
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Birthdate: September 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hereford
Died: February 4, 2016
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Eugene Cernan
(Former Astronaut who became the eleventh man to walk on the Moon during the Apollo 17 mission)
Eugene Cernan
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Birthdate: March 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 16, 2017
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Alan Bean
(American naval officer and aviator who was the fourth person to walk on the Moon)
Alan Bean
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Birthdate: March 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wheeler, Texas, United States
Died: May 26, 2018
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MJ Hegar
(Politician)
MJ Hegar
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Birthdate: March 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, U.S.
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Jay McGraw
(Writer)
Jay McGraw
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Birthdate: September 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wichita County, Texas, United States
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Guion Bluford
(Aerospace Engineer)
Guion Bluford
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Birthdate: November 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Charles Duke
(Air force officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Fighter pilot, Flight instructor, Aviator, Businessperson)
Charles Duke
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Birthdate: October 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charlotte
George Stephen Morrison
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Birthdate: January 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rome, Georgia, United States
Died: November 17, 2008
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Burt Rutan
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator, Entrepreneur)
Burt Rutan
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Birthdate: June 17, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Estacada
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Herbert Nitsch
(Aviator, Free-diver)
Herbert Nitsch
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Birthdate: April 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Austria
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Bruce McCandless II
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Birthdate: June 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 21, 2017
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Sara Netanyahu
(Psychologist)
Sara Netanyahu
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Birthdate: November 5, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kiryat Tiv'on

Sara Netanyahu is an Israeli educational and career psychologist. She is married to former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. She is the daughter of a Polish-born Israeli Jewish educator. She has worked as a psychotechnical evaluator and an educational psychologist. She has received much negative media attention for the mistreatment of her staff. 

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Gail Halvorsen
(Officer, Aviator)
Gail Halvorsen
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Birthdate: October 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salt Lake City
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Alfred Worden
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)
Alfred Worden
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Birthdate: February 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jackson
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Geraldyn M Cobb
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Birthdate: March 5, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Norman, USA
Died: March 18, 2019
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Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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Birthdate: November 6, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Story Musgrave
(Astronaut, Statistician, Aviator, Officer)
Story Musgrave
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Birthdate: August 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boston
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Samantha Cristoforetti
(Astronaut, Aviator, Engineer)
Samantha Cristoforetti
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Birthdate: April 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan
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James McDivitt
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Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Svetlana Savitskaya
(Russian Retired Cosmonaut, First Woman to Fly to Space Twice and First Woman to Perform Spacewalk)
Svetlana Savitskaya
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Birthdate: August 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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Gennady Padalka
(Russian Cosmonaut and Present World Record Holder for the Most Time Spent in Space)
Gennady Padalka
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Birthdate: June 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Krasnodar
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Walter Cunningham
(Astronaut, Officer, Aviator, Fighter pilot)
Walter Cunningham
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Birthdate: March 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Creston
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Rusty Schweickart
(Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator)
Rusty Schweickart
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Birthdate: October 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Neptune Township, New Jersey
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Robert Crippen
(Astronaut)
Robert Crippen
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Birthdate: September 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beaumont, Texas, United States
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Everett Alvarez Jr.
(Military officer)
Everett Alvarez Jr.
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Birthdate: December 23, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States
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Sussan Ley
(Politician, Aviator)
Sussan Ley
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Birthdate: December 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kano
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Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez
(Astronaut, Aviator, Military personnel)
Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez
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Birthdate: January 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guantánamo
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Yves Rossy
(Aviator)
Yves Rossy
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Birthdate: August 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Neuchâtel, Switzerland
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Joe Engle
(Officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator)
Joe Engle
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Birthdate: August 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chapman
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Erich Rudorffer
(Aviator, Military personnel)
Erich Rudorffer
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Birthdate: November 1, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zwochau
Died: April 8, 2016
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Robert L. Gibson
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)
Robert L. Gibson
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Birthdate: October 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach
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Yuri Malenchenko
(Russian Retired Cosmonaut and the First Person to Marry in Space)
Yuri Malenchenko
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Birthdate: December 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Svitlovodsk
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Phạm Tuân
(Aviator)
Phạm Tuân
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Birthdate: February 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quôc Tuân, Vietnam
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Forrest Bird
(Aviator)
Forrest Bird
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Birthdate: June 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 2, 2015
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Elinor Smith
(Aviator)
Elinor Smith
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Birthdate: August 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: March 19, 2010
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Jerrie Mock
(Aviator)
Jerrie Mock
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Birthdate: November 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, Ohio, United States
Died: September 30, 2014
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Niloofar Rahmani
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Birthdate: September 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Logar Province Logar, Afghanistan
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Yekaterina Budanova
(Fighter pilot)
Yekaterina Budanova
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Birthdate: December 6, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Smolensk Oblast, Russia
Died: July 19, 1943
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Jean-Loup Chrétien
(Air Force Officer)
Jean-Loup Chrétien
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Birthdate: August 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Rochelle, France
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Steve Symms
(Politician)
Steve Symms
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Birthdate: April 23, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nampa, Idaho, United States
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Paul MacCready
(Aeronautical Engineer)
Paul MacCready
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Birthdate: September 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 28, 2007