Joseph A. Walker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 20, 1921

Death Date

Jun 8, 1966

Age of Death

45 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 8, 1966



The astronaut Joseph A. died at the age of 45. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

NASA member, second pilot to fly an X-15, and the first American civilian to make a spaceflight. In 1991, he was inducted into the Aerospace Walk of Honor, and he received his astronaut’s wings in 2005.

He was born in Washington, Pennsylvania.