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Offline molesworth

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Another sad loss
« on: January 04, 2023, 11:55:05 AM »
Walter Cunningham, the last surviving Apollo 7 astronaut has died, at age 90.

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/apollo-astronaut-walter-cunningham-dies-at-90
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Re: Another sad loss
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2023, 12:35:57 PM »
By all accounts a very entertaining speaker and all round good guy. Yet to read his autobiography, which is reportedly very good.

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Re: Another sad loss
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2023, 09:29:06 PM »
By all accounts a very entertaining speaker and all round good guy. Yet to read his autobiography, which is reportedly very good.

A 'must read'. If for no other reason that it was the first of the authentic descriptions of life at NASA during the 60s. Perhaps like Don Eisele was for astronaut divorces, Walt was for the 'tell all' astronaut autobiography, not approved by NASA et al. Once he did it, others saw no reason not to do likewise.
« Last Edit: January 04, 2023, 09:30:51 PM by Obviousman »