Elliott McKay See, Jr


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US astronaut. He was pilot of the back-up crew for the Gemini 5 mission in 1965. He was chosen as command pilot for Gemini 9 in 1966, but was killed in February (three months before the spacecraft's launch date) in the crash of a T-38 jet trainer. See was selected as an astronaut in 1962.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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