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December 8th: John Glenn died, farewell Mercury Seven

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Ishtanchuk Fazmarai
#1 - 2016-12-09 07:44:47 UTC
http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/john-glenn-the-last-of-mercury-seven-astronauts-has-died/

Unlike their Soviet counterparts, the first American astronauts became worldwide celebrities and their lives (and deaths) marked the meaning of "astronaut" for the public. The romantic aura of astronaut as a profession still exists, and it was inspired by men like John Glenn and the other pilots who volunteered for the Mercury project.

Fly safe, commander, senator and astronaut Glenn. o7

Roses are red / Violets are blue / I am an Alpha / And so it's you

Val Kaleth
Realm of Mischief
DammFam
#2 - 2016-12-09 08:17:47 UTC
A sad day, but a life well lived.

Feel free to join me in game in the "Realm of Mischief" channel.

🇮🇪

disappears in a cloud of rust

Faulker Gath'nor
The Gold Angels
Sixth Empire
#3 - 2016-12-09 10:26:28 UTC  |  Edited by: Faulker Gath'nor
o7

Fly safely, Commander John Glenn... you are the original "capsuleer".
Nana Skalski
Taisaanat Kotei
#4 - 2016-12-09 12:07:13 UTC  |  Edited by: Nana Skalski
Letizzia Omanid
Viziam
Amarr Empire
#5 - 2016-12-09 16:56:06 UTC
Godspeed, John Glenn. o7
ISD Dorrim Barstorlode
ISD Community Communications Liaisons
#6 - 2016-12-13 06:22:11 UTC
o7

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