|February 29, 1936
|88 YEARS OLD
Jack Lousma, the acclaimed astronaut from Michigan, is estimated to have a net worth ranging from $100,000 to $1 million in 2024. Lousma gained recognition for his remarkable contributions to the field of space exploration. Having served as a NASA astronaut, he participated in the Skylab 3 mission in 1973 and also flew the Space Shuttle Columbia in 1982. Lousma's achievements have undoubtedly cemented his place in history as a significant figure in aerospace.
American space shuttle commander of STS-3 and member of the 2nd manned crew on the Skylab space station. He was selected as part of the 1966 NASA Group.
He received a B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and a M.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
He ran for Michigan senate as a Republican nominee in 1984 but was not elected.
He married Gratia Kay in 1956.
He was an astronaut like Virgil Ivan Grissom.