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