Fernando Caldeiro


Age: 51


Summary: Argentine-born American NASA astronaut who was assigned to high-altitude research flights in NASA's WB-57 aircraft as part of Astronaut Group 16 (nicknamed "The Sardines") in 1996, and who was appointed to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans in 2002.



Cause of Death: Brain cancer


Born: June 12, 1958


Died: October 3, 2009


Location: League City, Texas