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Jack Swigert

Born: Aug 30, 1931

Death: Dec 27, 1982

Birthplace: Denver

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Jack Swigert

Date of Birth : Aug 30, 1931
Date of Death : Dec 27, 1982
Birth Place : Denver

John Leonard "Jack" Swigert, Jr. was an American test pilot, mechanical and aerospace engineer, United States Air Force pilot, and NASA astronaut, one of the 24 people who have flown to the Moon. Before joining NASA in 1966, Swigert was a civilian test pilot and fighter pilot in the Air National Guard. After leaving NASA, he was elected to Congress from Colorado's new 6th district, but died before being sworn in.


  • Politician
  • Astronaut
  • Fighter pilot
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