The Veritas Show with Mel Fabregas - Show 6 - Edgar Mitchell

Running Time : Approx 1hr 36mins

Aired : Friday, January 30th, 2009

Dr. Edgar Mitchell - Apollo 14, Roswell, & going from covered wagons to the Moon in 100 years. Mitchell was born in Hereford, Texas.

He was active in the Boy Scouts of America where he achieved its second highest rank, Life Scout. He was also a member of Demolay International and has been inducted into its Hall of Fame. Mitchell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial management from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1952. The following year he joined the US Navy where he trained as a pilot and flew off the aircraft carriers USS Bon Homme Richard and USS Ticonderoga. He later qualified as a research pilot and taught at the Navy's research pilot school.

While on active duty in the Navy, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and a Doctor of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently resides in suburban West Palm Beach, FL.

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