Deke Slayton

Deke Slayton bio

Birth Name: Deke Slayton

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: WI

Date Of Birth: March 1, 1924

Date Of Death: June 13, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Deke Slayton was born on the 1st of March, 1924. He was best known for being a Astronaut. One of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts, he went to space on the historic Apollo-Soyuz mission in 1975.

Deke Slayton was born in WI. He flew more than 50 combat missions over Europe in WW II, and continued to work for the military after studying aeronautical engineering. His training for the Apollo-Soyuz mission included learning Russian and visiting the Soviet Union to train at their spaceflight facilities.

Deke Slayton was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Deke Slayton was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Deke Slayton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Deke Slayton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Deke Slayton’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Deke Slayton kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Deke Slayton was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Deke Slayton
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Deke Slayton was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Deke Slayton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Deke Slayton had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Deke Slayton’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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