James Irwin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

August 8, 1991

Age of Death

61 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack



The astronaut James Irwin died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

As the lunar module pilot for Apollo 15, he was the eighth person to walk on the moon. He was a recipient of the NASA Distinguished Service Medal.

He had five children with his wife Mary Ellen.



“I felt the power of God as I’d never felt it before.” (James Irwin)