Born: 3/17/1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Cause of death: heart attack
Full name: James Benson Irwin
Noted For: U.S. astronaut; flew on the Apollo 15 mission (as lunar module pilot) in 1971, becoming one of twelve men to walk on the moon. Led several expeditions to Mount Ararat in Turkey in an effort to find Noah's ark. (1973-82).
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