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RIP Wally Schirra

RIP Wally Schirra, 1923-2007. One of the original Mercury Seven "Right Stuff" astronauts (just two left now), Schirra flew on Sigma 7, Gemini 7, and Apollo 7. From there on, it's stationkeeping.
posted by brownpau on May 3, 2007 - 50 comments

"I don't want to go out in my bathtub, and I don't want to go out in my bed," Crossfield told her."I want to go out in my plane."

The Last Flight of Scott Crossfield. Esquire imagines Scott Crossfield's last flight. (previous discussion; more inside)
posted by kirkaracha on Nov 22, 2006 - 11 comments

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