Wally Schirra


Born: 3/12/1923 in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Died: 5/3/2007
Age: 84
Cause of death: heart attack

Full name: Walter Marty Schirra Jr.
Noted For: One of the original seven Mercury astronauts; flew on the Mercury 8 mission (1962); commanded the Gemini 6 mission (1965); commanded Apollo 7, the first successful Apollo mission (1968); was the only astronaut to fly in all three programs.

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