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Fred Haise
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Haise in December 1969
Born November 14, 1933 (1933-11-14) (ageĀ 87)
Nationality American
Occupation Test pilot
Space career
NASA astronaut
Time in space
5d 22h 54m
Selection 1966 NASA Group
Missions Apollo 13, ALT
Mission insignia
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Fred Wallace Haise, Jr. (born November 14, 1933) is an American engineer and former NASA astronaut. He is one of only 24 humans to have flown to the Moon. Having flown on Apollo 13, Haise was to be the sixth human to walk on the Moon, but the mission did not land due to a failure aboard the spacecraft. He was born on November 14, 1933 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

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