Ellison Onizuka


Is Ellison Onizuka Dead or Still Alive? Ellison Onizuka Birthday and Date of Death

Ellison Onizuka

Ellison Onizuka Death

Ellison passed away on January 28, 1986 at the age of 39 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Ellison Onizuka death quick facts:
  • When did Ellison Onizuka die?

    January 28, 1986
  • How old was Ellison Onizuka when died?

  • Where did Ellison Onizuka die? What was the location of death?

    Cape Canaveral, Florida

Ellison Onizuka Birthday and Date of Death

Ellison Onizuka was born on June 24, 1946 and died on January 28, 1986. Ellison was 39 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: June 24, 1946
Date of Death: January 28, 1986
Age at Death: 39

Ellison Onizuka - Biography

Ellison Shoji Onizuka (June 24, 1946 – January 28, 1986) was an American astronaut from Kealakekua, 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, and the first person of Japanese ancestry to reach space.