bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Charles Duke

AKA Charles Moss Duke, Jr.

Born: 3-Oct-1935
Birthplace: Charlotte, NC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronaut

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 10th to walk on the Moon

Military service: USAF (1957-)

Walked on the moon in 1972 (Apollo 16), logging 265 hours in space.

Wife: Dorothy Meade Claiborne (two sons)
Son: Charles III (b. 1965)
Son: Thomas (b. 1967)

    High School: Lancaster High School, Lancaster, SC
    High School: Admiral Farragut Academy, St. Petersburg, FL (1953)
    University: BS Naval Sciences, US Naval Academy (1957)
    University: MS Aeronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1964)

    Air Force Association
    Association of Space Explorers
    Explorers Club
    George W. Bush for President
    Walked on the Moon
    Eagle Scout
    South Carolina Hall of Fame 1973

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    In the Shadow of the Moon (19-Jan-2007) · Himself
    For All Mankind (Jan-1989) [VOICE]

Author of books:
Moonwalker (1990, memoir, with Dorothy Duke)


New!
NNDB MAPPER
Create a map starting with Charles Duke
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2014 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Phi Gamma Delta


Charles Duke
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Related Topics

Space Exploration


Helix Fossil