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James Wayne Wood Status: Deceased. Trained as: Astronaut. Profession: Pilot. Sex: Male. Marital Status: Married. Children: Three. Birth Date: 09 August 1924. Birth City: Paragould. Birth State: Arkansas. Birth Country: USA. Nationality: American. Date of Death: 01 January 1990. Cause of Death: Natural causes. Group: 1962 USAF Dynasoar Group. Date Selected: 20 September 1962. Number of Flights: 0.

Born in Paragould, Arkansas; married with three children. BS in aeronautical engineering from Air Force Institute of Technology in 1956. Serving as an experimental test pilot at the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards AFB, when selected as X-20 pilot. After cancellation of the program, remained in the Air Force, serving as Commander, Test Operations, Edwards AFB. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Colonel.


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