The astronaut Francis Scobee passed away at age 46, too young.
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Commanding officer of the Space Shuttle Challenger that exploded during launch in 1986.
He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1957, working as an engine mechanic and spending his off-duty time studying aerospace engineering at San Antonio College.
Selected for NASA’s astronaut program in 1978, he completed training in late 1979 and piloted a 1984 mission to space.
How did Francis Scobee die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||46 years|
|Birthday||May 19, 1939|
|Death date||January 28, 1986|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|