16 August 1933
Stuart Roosa, Astronaut, United States
He was a smokejumper with the U.S. Forest Service before joining the U.S. Air Force in 1953.
About Stuart Roosa
Command module pilot for Apollo 14, the third mission to land astronauts on the moon.
He had four children with his wife Joan.
Friends and colleagues
He was portrayed by George Newbern in the TV mini-series From the Earth to the Moon.
He conducted experiments in the moon's orbit while his fellow Apollo 14 crew members walked on the surface below.