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National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
Houston, Texas 77058

Biographical Data



NAME: Theodore C. Freeman (Capt., USAF)
NASA Astronaut

PERSONAL DATA:
Born in Haverford, Pennsylvania, February 18, 1930. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Freeman, live near Lewes, Delaware.

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION:
Brown hair; brown eyes; height: 5 feet 10-1/2 inches; weight: 139.

EDUCATION:
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.

MARITAL STATUS:
Married to the former Faith Dudley Clark, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Clark, Jr., live in Orange, Connecticut.

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EXPERIENCE:
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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