Karl Gordon Henize bio

Birth Name: Karl Gordon Henize

Occupation: Astronaut

Place Of Birth: Cincinnati

Date Of Birth: October17, 1926

Date Of Death: October 5, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Karl Gordon Henize was born on the 17th of October, 1926. He was known for being a Astronaut. NASA astronaut and space scientist who was a part of the Apollo 15 mission. He died in a Mount Everest expedition.

Karl Gordon Henize was born in Cincinnati. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Virginia before earning a doctorate in astronomy from the University of Michigan in 1954. He was awarded the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 1974.

Karl Gordon Henize was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Karl Gordon Henize 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.

Karl Gordon Henize 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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Karl Gordon Henize was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME:Karl Gordon Henize
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Karl Gordon Henize was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Karl Gordon Henize was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Karl Gordon Henize 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.

Karl Gordon Henize’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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