Fred Haise Profile/ Biography, DOB, Age, Height, Bio, Family, Wife, Net worth

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Fred Haise (Haise, Fred Wallace, Jr., Fred Wallace Haise Jr)

Last Updated: 21 Sep, 2022 | Views: 83

Age: 88

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Fighter Pilot, Test pilot, Airliner pilot

Higher Education: Biloxi High School, The University of Oklahoma

Birth Date, Sign & Religion Details

Date of Birth
14 Nov, 1933
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Mississippi
Birth District
Biloxi
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Nationalities
American

About Fred Haise

About (Profile/Biography):

Originally from Biloxi, Mississippi, Fred Wallace Haise Jr., was a former astronaut for NASA and an executive at an aerospace company. During the 1950s, he was married to Mary Griffin Grant, with whom he had four children. Fred Wallace Haise did graduation from the University of Oklahoma in 2009 and received a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering with honors. In 1964 and 1972, Haise completed postgraduate courses at Edwards Air Force Base in California and Harvard Business School's Program for Management Development. 

Career:

In October 1952: Fred Wallace Haise's first assignment was to the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, as a naval aviation cadet.

During 1954 and 1956: Fred Haise served as a fighter pilot with the U.S. Marine Corps at Cherry Point, North Carolina.

In 1957: As a member of the Oklahoma Air National Guard, he flew fighter interceptors for two years.

In 1961 and 1962: Fred Wallace Haise served as a captain in the "U.S. Air Force".

In 1966: Haise became an astronaut when NASA hired him. 

In 1977: A year later, he flew and successfully landed the space shuttle Enterprise. He left NASA in June 1979.

Awards and Achievements:

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) 

American Astronautical Society Flight Achievement Awards

Presidential Medal of Freedom

International Space Hall of Fame 

Aerospace Walk of Honor in 1995

Unknown Facts:

He was a civilian research pilot with NASA before joining the NASA Astronaut Group.

Physical Stats

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 177 cm
In Meters 1.77 m
In Feet & Inches 5'10"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 kg
In Pounds 155 Ibs
Eye Color
Brown
Hair Color
Salt and Pepper

Family Details

Father's Name
Fred Haise Sr.
Mother's Name
Lucille Blacksher Haise
Spouse
F. Patt Price, Mary Haise
Sister(s)
Eydie Burnett, Brenda Johnston
Son(s)
Stephen William Haise, Frederick Thomas Haise, Thomas Jesse Haise
Daughter(s)
Mary Margaret Haise