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Explorers Club

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Official Website:
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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Buzz Aldrin
Astronaut
20-Jan-1930   Second man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong
Astronaut
5-Aug-1930   First man on the Moon
Isaac Asimov
Author
2-Jan-1920 6-Apr-1992 Foundation
Hiram Bingham
Politician
19-Nov-1875 6-Jun-1956 US Senator, discovered Machu Picchu
Ben Bova
Author
28-Nov-1932   Science fiction writer
Charles F. Brush III
Archaeologist
3-Apr-1923 1-Jun-2006 Explorers Club president 1978-81
James Cameron
Film Director
16-Aug-1954   Terminator, Titanic, and Avatar
Jacques Cousteau
Activist
11-Jun-1910 25-Jun-1997 Oceanographer, environmentalist
Charles Duke
Astronaut
3-Oct-1935   10th to walk on the Moon
George Eastman
Inventor
12-Jul-1854 14-Mar-1932 Inventor of the Kodak camera
Ranulph Fiennes
Explorer
7-Mar-1944   World explorer
Jack Fletcher
Photographer
1917 31-Dec-2003 National Geographic photographer
Malcolm Forbes
Business
19-Aug-1919 24-Feb-1990 Forbes publisher, Faberge collector
Steve Fossett
Aviator
22-Apr-1944 3-Sep-2007 First to cross Pacific in a balloon
Jim Fowler
Naturalist
9-Apr-1932   Did all the work on Wild Kingdom
Murray Gell-Mann
Physicist
15-Sep-1929   Quarks and strangeness
J. Paul Getty, Sr.
Business
15-Dec-1892 6-Jun-1976 Founder of Getty Oil Company
John Glenn
Astronaut
18-Jul-1921   First American to orbit earth
Arthur Godfrey
Actor
31-Aug-1903 16-Mar-1983 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends
Barry Goldwater
Politician
1-Jan-1909 29-May-1998 US Senator from Arizona, 1953-65, 1969-87
Jane Goodall
Naturalist
3-Apr-1934   Primate researcher
Thor Heyerdahl
Explorer
6-Oct-1914 18-Apr-2002 Kon-Tiki
Edmund Hillary
Explorer
20-Jul-1919 11-Jan-2008 First to summit Mt. Everest
L. Ron Hubbard
Religion
13-Mar-1911 24-Jan-1986 Perpetrated Dianetics, Scientology
Alfred Kohlberg
Business
27-Jan-1887 7-Apr-1960 The China Lobby Man
Richard Leakey
Anthropologist
19-Dec-1944   Excavated Koobi Fora
Charles Lindbergh
Aviator
4-Feb-1902 26-Aug-1974 Transatlantic soloist
Tenzing Norgay
Explorer
15-May-1914 9-May-1986 With Edmund Hilllary on Everest
Scott E. Parazynski
Astronaut
28-Jul-1961   Shuttle astronaut, summited Everest
Robert E. Peary
Explorer
6-May-1856 20-Feb-1920 First to reach the North Pole
Andrew Revkin
Journalist
c. 1956   New York Times science reporter
Sally Ride
Astronaut
26-May-1951 23-Jul-2012 First American woman in space
Theodore Roosevelt
Head of State
27-Oct-1858 6-Jan-1919 26th US President, 1901-09
Carl Safina
Author
23-May-1955   Song for the Blue Ocean
Thomas P. Stafford
Astronaut
17-Sep-1930   Gemini 6 & 9, Apollo 10, Apollo-Soyuz
Kathryn D. Sullivan
Astronaut
3-Oct-1951   Columbus Center for Science and Industry
James V. Taranik
Geologist
23-Apr-1940 21-Jun-2011 Desert Research Institute
Norman Thagard
Astronaut
3-Jul-1943   Shuttle astronaut


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