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Ellison Shoji Onizuka
Birth: Jun. 24, 1946
Kealakekua
Hawaii County
Hawaii, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1986
Cape Canaveral
Brevard County
Florida, USA

Astronaut. Born in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force and served as a NASA Mission Specialist Astronaut. At Kennedy Space Center, Florida, January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after the launch taking the life of Onizuka and six other crew members. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: SECTION D SITE 1
GPS (lat/lon): 21.31272, -157.84673
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2428
Ellison Shoji Onizuka
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Ellison Shoji Onizuka
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Ellison Shoji Onizuka
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Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. Thank you for your serving this great country of ours and your contribution and sacrifice to the space program.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Jan. 28, 2017
Rest In Peace Ellison Shoji Onizuka.
- Chris Mc Evoy
 Added: Jan. 28, 2017

- Lillian
 Added: Jan. 28, 2017
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