How Robert R. Gilruth Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Robert R. Gilruth reached the impressive age of 86 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous engineer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

NASA scientist who led the Johnson Space Center in Houston and oversaw the Apollo moon landings.

He took a childhood interest in creating rubber band-launched toy airplanes to the University of Minnesota, where he studied aeronautical engineering.

He worked at National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics on free-flight rocket-powered experiments, and joined NASA when the agency formed in 1958.

How did Robert R. Gilruth die?

Information about the death of Robert R. Gilruth
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death86 years
ProfessionEngineer
BirthdayOctober 18, 1913
Death dateAugust 17, 2000
Place of deathCharlottesville, Virginia, United States
Place of burialN/A