Edward White was an American astronaut who was born on November 14, 1930,
Before he became an astronaut, White was an Air Force test pilot. He
logged over 3000 hours of flight time.
White became an astronaut in 1962. He has spent over 96 hours in space
on one spaceflight. In 1965, White became the first American astronaut
to walk in space. White floated for 22 minutes from the Gemini 4
White was killed in a flash fire during testing of the Apollo 1
spacecraft in 1967.
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