BirthdayJune 24, 1946

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Ellison Onizuka

    Full name: Ellison Onizuka
    Also known as: Ellison Shoji Onizuka, Ellison Onizuka, Onizuka, Ellison
    Professions: American astronaut from Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, first Asian American to reach space, later died in the Space Shuttle Challenger accident

  2. Ellison Onizuka Death information

    Died: Tuesday, 28th of January, 1986 (Age: 39)

  3. Ellison Onizuka Biography

    Ellison Shoji Onizuka (June 24, 1946 – January 28, 1986) was an American astronaut from Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, who successfully flew into space with the Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-51-C. He died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger, on which he was serving as Mission Specialist for mission STS-51-L. He was the first Asian-American to reach space.

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