|Edgar Dean Mitchell|
|Born||September 17, 1930 |
|Other occupation||Test Pilot|
|Space time||9d 00h 01m|
|Selection||1966 NASA Group|
Edgar Dean Mitchell (born September 17, 1930) is an American pilot and astronaut. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Hereford is a city in Deaf Smith County, Texas, United States. Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. Test pilots are Aviators who fly new and modified Aircraft in specific maneuvers allowing the results to be measured and the design to be evaluated 1957 - Man In Space Soonest Group 1 - USA Neil A Armstrong, Albert S Events 1176 - The Battle of Myriokephalon is fought 1462 - The Battle of Świecino (or Battle of Żarnowiec Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the An astronaut or cosmonaut (космона́вт) is a person trained As the lunar module pilot of Apollo 14, he spent nine hours of February 9, 1971 moonwalking on the Fra Mauro formation; he was the sixth man to walk on the Moon. Events 474 - Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. The Fra Mauro formation (or Fra Mauro Highlands) on the Moon is the location of the Apollo 14 landing site
Mitchell was born in Hereford, Texas. Hereford is a city in Deaf Smith County, Texas, United States.  He was active in the Boy Scouts of America where he achieved its second highest rank, Life Scout. The Boy Scouts of America ( BSA) is the largest youth organization in the United States with over five million He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial management from Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1952. A Bachelor of Science ( BS, BSc or BSc in the UK; less commonly S This article is about a center of higher learning For the foundation which supports scientific research refer to the Carnegie Institution of Washington.  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. An aircraft carrier is a Warship designed with History Bon Homme Richard was a 27100-ton built at the New York Navy Yard, Brooklyn New York. World War II service Philippine campaign The carrier sortied from Ulithi with TF 38 on 2 November 1944. Later he qualified as a research pilot and taught at the navy's research pilot school. While in the Navy he obtained 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. Aerospace engineering is the branch of Engineering behind the design construction and science of Aircraft and Spacecraft. The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS is a research university at the graduate-school level operated by the United States Navy. DSc ScD SD, or DrSc are common abbreviations for the Latin Scientiæ Doctor, meaning Doctor of Science. 
Mitchell was selected to be an astronaut in 1966 and was seconded from the Navy to NASA. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA, ˈnæsə is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's public space program He was backup lunar module pilot for Apollo 10 and flew (again as LM pilot) on Apollo 14. Together with Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard he holds the record for the longest ever moonwalk (9 hours and 17 minutes) and travelled further on the surface than anyone else, up to that landing. Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr (November 18 1923 &ndash July 21 1998 ( Rear Admiral, USN Ret  Apollo 14 was his only spaceflight. Ed Mitchell remained with NASA until he retired from the Navy in 1972.
Mitchell is a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity, and carried one of the order's badges to the moon; it is now kept at his home chapter of Kappa Sigma at Carnegie Mellon University. Traditional founding The Kappa Sigma Fraternity claims that its origins can be traced back to Bologna, Italy in 1400. Fraternities and sororities (from the Latin words la frater and la soror, meaning "brother" and "sister" respectively are fraternal
Ed Mitchell was awarded honorary doctorates from the New Mexico State University, the University of Akron, Carnegie Mellon University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. New Mexico State University, or NMSU is a Land-grant university that has its main campus in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The University of Akron is an open enrollment regional institution of higher learning located in Akron Ohio. Carnegie Mellon University (also known as CMU) is a private Research University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ( ERAU) is a private, Coeducational University with a history dating from the early days of aviation
Mitchell was portrayed by Gary Cole in the 1998 miniseries From the Earth to the Moon. Gary Michael Cole (born September 20, 1956) is an American Actor. From the Earth to the Moon is a twelve-part HBO Television Miniseries (1998 co-produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer,
Mitchell's interests include consciousness and paranormal phenomena. Paranormal is an Umbrella term used to describe unusual Phenomena or experiences that lack an obvious Scientific explanation During the Apollo 14 flight he conducted private ESP experiments with his friends on Earth. Extrasensory perception (ESP is the apparent ability to acquire information by Paranormal means independent of any known physical Senses or deduction from previous  In early 1973, he founded the nonprofit Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) to conduct and sponsor research into areas that mainstream science has ignored, including consciousness research and psychic events. Year 1973 ( MCMLXXIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS was co-founded in 1973 by former astronaut Edgar Mitchell and industrialist Paul N Consciousness has been defined loosely as a constellation of attributes of Mind such as Subjectivity, Self-awareness, Sentience, and the The word psychic (ˈsaɪkɨk from the Greek psychikos—"of the soul mental" refers to the claimed ability to perceive things hidden from the normal senses
As well as academic papers,, Mitchell has written two books: Psychic Exploration: A Challenge for Science (ISBN 0-399-11342-8) and The Way of the Explorer (ISBN 1-57270-019-X). In The Way of the Explorer, Mitchell proposed a dyadic model of reality. 
He is currently the Advisory Board Chairman of the Institute for Cooperation in Space, co-founded by Dr. The Institute for Cooperation in Space (ICIS is a 501-C-3 tax-exempt non-profit foundation whose mission is to educate decision makers and the general public about why they believe space Carol Rosin. Carol Sue Rosin (b March 29, 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware) is an award-winning educator author leading Aerospace executive and 
Mitchell has publicly expressed his opinions that he is "90 per cent sure that many of the thousands of unidentified flying objects, or UFOs, recorded since the 1940s, belong to visitors from other planets" and that UFOs have been the "subject of disinformation in order to deflect attention and to create confusion so the truth doesn't come out. Disinformation is the deliberate dissemination of false Information. " In 2004 he told the St. Petersburg Times that a "cabal of insiders" inside the US Government were studying recovered alien bodies, and that this group had stopped briefing US Presidents after John F. Kennedy. The St Petersburg Times is a daily Newspaper based in St Petersburg Florida, that serves the larger Tampa Bay area John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29 1917&ndashNovember 22 1963 often referred to by his initials JFK, was the thirty-fifth President of  He has said, that "We all know that UFOs are real, now the question is, where they come from. " 
Mitchell says that a teenage remote healer who lives in Vancouver and uses the pseudonym Adam Dreamhealer, helped heal him of kidney cancer at a distance. A healer is someone who intends to aid recovery from ill health including alleged Faith healers Some practitioners of alternative health practices seek to restrict Vancouver (vænˈkuːvɚ is a coastal Cancer (medical term Malignant Neoplasm) is a class of Diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled Mitchell said that while he never had a biopsy (the definitive test for cancer), "I had a sonogram and MRI that was consistent with renal carcinoma. A biopsy (in Greek: βίος life and όψη look/appearance is a Medical test involving the removal of cells or tissues A carcinoma is any Malignant Cancer that arises from epithelial cells. " Adam worked (distantly) on Mitchell from December of 2003 until June of 2004, when the "irregularity was gone and we haven't seen it since. " 
Today, Edgar Mitchell is also distinguished member of INREES.
Mitchell is one of the astronauts featured in the documentary In the Shadow of the Moon. In the Shadow of the Moon is a 2006 British Documentary film about the United States ' manned missions to the Moon.