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Edgar Mitchell

Edgar MitchellAKA Edgar Dean Mitchell

Born: 17-Sep-1930
Birthplace: Hereford, TX
Died: 4-Feb-2016
Location of death: West Palm Beach, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 6th to walk on the Moon

Military service: US Navy (1953-72)

Believes the US Government is keeping the truth about UFO's from the public.

Wife: Louise (div.)
Wife: Anita Orr Rettig (m. 1972, div. 1984)
Wife: Sheilah Ledbetter (Playboy model, originally extramarital, m. 1989, div., one son)

    University: BS Industrial Management, Carnegie Institute of Technology (1952)
    University: MS Aeronautical Engineering, US Naval Postgraduate School
    University: ScD Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT

    Walked on the Moon (5-Feb-1971)
    Association of Space Explorers
    Boy Scouts of America
    Institute for Cooperation in Space Advisory Board Chairman
    Institute of Noetic Sciences Founder (1972/73)
    Kappa Sigma Fraternity
    Paternity Test (Ledbetter's son, result positive)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom

    In the Shadow of the Moon (19-Jan-2007) · Himself
    The Man Who Saw Tomorrow (1980) · Himself

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Author of books:
Psychic Exploration: A Challenge for Science (1974)
The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds (1996)

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