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Fulcrum
May 4th, 2007, 12:41 PM
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6621723.stm

One of the original seven astronauts deemed to have The Right Stuff. The only astronaut to fly on Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions.

jerryskid
May 4th, 2007, 01:17 PM
A REAL American hero....RIP

otek
May 4th, 2007, 02:19 PM
..."If I stoop
Into a dark tremendous sea of cloud,
It is but for a time. I press God's lamp
Close to my breast; its splendour, soon or late,
Will pierce the gloom. I shall emerge one day.
You understand me? I have said enough?"


R.I.P. Mr. Schirra.


otek

Spock
May 4th, 2007, 11:33 PM
I just saw this late yesterday. :Cry: