National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058
NAME: Theodore C. Freeman (Capt., USAF)
- NASA Astronaut
- Born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, February 18, 1930.
His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Freeman, live near Lewes, Delaware.
- Brown hair; brown eyes; height:
5 feet 10-1/2 inches; weight: 139.
- Completed his secondary education in 1948 in Lewes,
Delaware; attended the University of Delaware at Newark for one year,
then entered the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1953
with a bachelor of science degree. He elected to serve with the
Air Force. In 1960, he received a master of science degree in
aeronautical engineering from the University of Michigan.
- Married to the former Faith Dudley Clark,
whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Clark,
Jr., live in Orange, Connecticut.
- His last Air Force assignment was as a flight test
aeronautical engineer and experimental flight test instructor at the Air Force's
Aerospace Research Pilot School at Edwards AFB, California. He served primarily
in performance flight testing and stability testing areas.
He logged more than 3,000 hours flying time, including more than 2,000
hours in jet aircraft. Freeman was a member of the American Institute
of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Captain Freeman was killed in a plane crash October 31, 1964.
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