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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?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||86 years|
|Birthday||October 18, 1913|
|Death date||August 17, 2000|
|Place of death||Charlottesville, Virginia, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|