USAF MOL Group 2

Pilot Astronauts

June, 1966

Bobko, Karol J. (Air Force)

Crippen, Robert L. (Navy)

Fullerton, Charles G. (Air Force)

Hartsfield, Henry W., Jr. (Air Force)

Overmyer, Robert F. (Marine Corps)

USAF MOL Group 2 Background

By Cliff Lethbridge

As the Air Force prepared for its first planned series of research and development test flights in the MOL program, two to be unmanned and five to be manned, a second group of MOL Pilot Astronauts was drafted. Qualifications for these MOL Pilot Astronauts were identical to those already selected.