S. David Griggs

Astronaut

1939 – 1989

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Who was S. David Griggs?

Stanley David Griggs was a United States Navy officer and a NASA astronaut. He is credited with conducting the first unscheduled extra-vehicular activity of the space program during Space Shuttle mission STS-51-D. Griggs was killed when the vintage World War II training aircraft he was piloting crashed near Earle, Arkansas.

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Born
Sep 7, 1939
Portland
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • George Washington University
  • United States Naval Academy
Died
Jun 17, 1989
Earle

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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