Col William Reid Pogue

Col William Reid Pogue

Birth
Okemah, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 3 Mar 2014 (aged 84)
Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 125887085 · View Source
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Astronaut. William Reid Pogue was selected by NASA for the space program in April of 1966 where he was a member of the astronaut support crews for Apollos 7, 11, and 14. Colonel Pogue served as the pilot of Skylab 4, the third and final manned visit to the Skylab Space Station. Skylab 4 launched on November 16, 1973 and concluded its mission on February 8, 1974. At 84 days, 1 hour, and 15 minutes, it was the longest manned space exploration to date. Colonel Pogue, along with Gerald Carr and Edward Gibson, logged 34.5 million miles during the flight making 1,214 revolutions of the earth.


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  • Created by: Red
  • Added: 4 Mar 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 125887085
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col William Reid Pogue (23 Jan 1930–3 Mar 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 125887085, ; Maintained by Red (contributor 47105291) Unknown.