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Thomas P. Stafford

Thomas P. Stafford was born on September 17, 1930 in Weatherford, Oklahoma, USA as Thomas Patten Stafford. He is an actor, known for Houston, We've Got a Problem (1974), The Apollo Years (2009) and Apollo Soyuz (1975). He was previously married to Faye L. Shoemaker. See full bio »

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 2005 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Race to the Moon (2005) ... (special thanks)
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 2014 TMZ on TV (TV Series)
Himself - Former NASA Astronaut
- Episode dated 4 October 2014 (2014) ... Himself - Former NASA Astronaut
 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
 2009 NASA: Triumph and Tragedy (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Apollo 10
- One Small Step (2009) ... Himself - Apollo 10 (as Tom Stafford)
 2003 Project Gemini: A Bridge to the Moon (Video documentary)
 1975 Apollo Soyuz (Documentary short)
 1974 Houston, We've Got a Problem (TV Movie)
Himself (as Brig.Gen. Thomas P. Stafford)
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 2008-2009 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- 40th Anniversary Special (2009) ... Himself
- Landing the Eagle (2008) ... Himself
- Friends and Rivals (2008) ... Himself
 2003 Failure Is Not an Option (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Memories of 1970-1991 (TV Series documentary)
- 1975 ... Himself
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)
Himself (as Tom Stafford)

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Brig.Gen. Thomas P. Stafford | Tom Stafford


6' (1.83 m)

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Houston, this is Apollo 10. You can tell the world we have arrived. [on reaching a lunar orbit that brought the spacecraft within nine miles of the Moon's surface, quoted in the New York Times, 22 May 1969]


One of the most experienced of the Apollo era astronauts, he flew two Gemini and two Apollo missions. On Gemini 6 he flew with Wally Schirra conducting the first rendezvous of two separate spacecrafts and on Gemini 9 he was the commander with Eugene Cernan rendezvousing with an Agena target vehicle. On Apollo 10 he went to the moon with John Young and Eugene Cernan without landing and flew the ... See more »

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