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William Reid Pogue
NASA astronaut
Nationality American
Status Deceased
Born (1930-01-23)January 23, 1930
Okemah, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died March 4, 2014(2014-03-04) (aged 84)
Florida, U.S.
Other occupation Test pilot
Rank Colonel, USAF
Time in space 84d 01h 15m
Selection 1966 NASA Group
Missions Skylab 4
Mission insignia Skylab3-Patch.png

William Reid Pogue (January 23, 1930 – March 4, 2014) was an American NASA astronaut, teacher, public speaker and writer. He is best known for being a crew member of Skylab 4. He was born in Okemah, Oklahoma.

Pogue died from natural causes in the morning of March 4, 2014 in his Florida home. He was 84 years old. He was outlived by his wife and three children.

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