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Alfred Worden


Astronaut who have served seeing that the command component pilot for the Apollo 15 objective towards the moon. He’d later compose a memoir known as Falling to Globe. He gained his Bachelor’s level from West Stage and two Master’s levels from the College or university of Michigan. He was portrayed in it mini series From the planet earth towards the Moon. He previously three children along with his wife Jill Lee Hotchkiss. He and Bruce McCandless had been both people of NASA Astronaut Group 5 in 1966.

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Full Name Alfred Worden
Date Of Birth February 7, 1932
Place Of Birth Jackson, MI
Profession Astronaut
Education University of Michigan, United States Military Academy Preparatory School, Empire Test Pilots' School, Jackson High School
Nationality American
Spouse Jill Lee Hotchkiss, Pamela Vander Beek
Parents Helen Worden, Merrill Worden
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1997.
2He was the Command Module Pilot when Dave Scott and James Irwin on Apollo 15 explored the canyon Hadley Rille for 2 1/2 days, being the first to use a vehicle (Lunar Rovign Vehicle or LRV) on the moon. Apollo 15 was an all Air Force flight since all three astronauts were from that branch of the service. The lunar module was called Falcon after the Air Force Academy mascot and the command module was designated Endeavour.
3Planned to sell 100 commemorative first day covers taken to the moon to a German stamp dealer. The profits of the sale were used to establish trust funds for their children. Though technically not illegal none of the crew members ever flew another mission.
4Astronaut. Command Module Pilot on Apollo 15 (1971). Has orbited the moon.



Heroes and Legends Featuring the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame2016ShortHimself
NASA's Unexplained Files2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself - Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot / Himself - Apollo 15 Astronaut / Himself - Apollo Astronaut
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Apollo 15
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood1972-1975TV SeriesHimself

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Was It Only a Paper Moon?1997DocumentaryHimself - Apollo 15 Astronaut (uncredited)

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