Francis Scobee bio

Birth Name: Francis Scobee

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: Washington

Date Of Birth: May 19, 1939

Date Of Death: January 28, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Francis Scobee was born on the 19th of May, 1939. He was popular for being a Astronaut. Commanding officer of the Space Shuttle Challenger that exploded during launch in 1986.

Francis Scobee was born in Washington. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1957, working as an engine mechanic and spending his off-duty time studying aerospace engineering at San Antonio College. Selected for NASA’s astronaut program in 1978, he completed training in late 1979 and piloted a 1984 mission to space.

Francis Scobee was a Taurus and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Francis Scobee was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Francis Scobee is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Francis Scobee was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Francis Scobee
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Francis Scobee was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Francis Scobee was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: Francis Scobee had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Francis Scobee’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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