19 New Astronauts Announced Today in 1966

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Portrait of astronaut group announced on April 4, 1966. The 19 new astronauts, all pilots, brought the total number of astronauts to 50. Of the new class, three would walk on the Moon: Ed Mitchell on Apollo 14, Jim Irwin on Apollo 15 and Charlie Duke on Apollo 16.

Seated, left to right, are Edward G. Givens Jr., Edgar D. Mitchell, Charles M. Duke Jr., Don L. Lind, Fred W. Haise Jr., Joe H. Engle, Vance D. Brand, John S. Bull and Bruce McCandless II. Standing, left to right, are John L. Swigert Jr., William R. Pogue, Ronald E. Evans, Paul J. Weitz, James B. Irwin, Gerald P. Carr, Stuart A. Roosa, Alfred M. Worden, Thomas K. Mattingly and Jack R. Lousma.

Image #: s67-3040
Date: April 4, 1966


Owner: NASA on The Commons
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