Start identify: Fred Wallace Haise Jr.

Father: Fred Haise Sr.

Mom: Lucille (Blacksher) Haise

Marriages: F. Patt (Worth) Haise (1979-present); Mary Griffin Grant (June 4, 1954-1978, divorced)

Kids: with Mary Grant: Thomas Jesse, 1970; Stephen William, 1961; Frederick Thomas, 1958; Mary Margaret, 1956

Training: College of Oklahoma, B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, 1959

Army service: US Navy, 1952-1954 naval aviation cadet; US Marine Corps, 1954-1956; Oklahoma Air Nationwide Guard, 1957-1963; US Air Drive, 1961-1962, Captain

Different Facts

Served within the backup crew for Apollo 11 with Jim Lovell and William Anders.

Check pilot of the House Shuttle Enterprise.

Extremely concerned within the fundraising and constructing of the Infinity Science Middle in Mississippi.


1952 – Joins the US Navy as a naval aviation cadet on the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.

1954-1956 – Is assigned to the US Marine Corp as a fighter pilot.

1957Joins the Oklahoma Air Nationwide Guard.

1961-1962 – Known as for lively responsibility by the US Air Drive.

1956-1966 Analysis take a look at pilot.

April 1966 – Haise is a part of the fifth group of males chosen by NASA to grow to be astronauts.
April 11-17, 1970 – Serves because the Lunar Module Pilot of Apollo 13 with Commander Jim Lovell and Command Module Pilot John L. Swigert Jr. The mission lasts 5 days, 22 hours, 54 minutes, and 41 seconds. An oxygen tank explosion two and half days into the flight causes the mission to be aborted and the remaining time is spent working in the direction of the crew’s secure return.

April 17, 1970 – The crew returns to earth safely, splashing down within the South Pacific Ocean.

April 18, 1970Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Nixon.

August 23, 1973 – Crashes a World Struggle II coaching aircraft and suffers second diploma burns over 65% of his physique.
August 12, 1977 – Pilots the primary take a look at flight of the House Shuttle Enterprise.

June 29, 1979Retires from NASA.

1979-1996 – Works for Grumman Aerospace Company.

October 4, 1997 – Is inducted into the US Astronaut Corridor of Fame.