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"God Speed, John Glenn"

With the passing of former astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn on December 8, 2016, the country lost the last of the seven men who constituted the original astronaut team for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). 306 more words

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One Of The Last Of His Kind: John Glenn, (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016)

“I’m not interested in my legacy, I’m more interested in living.”

“If there is one thing I’ve learned in my years on this planet, it’s that the happiest and most fulfilled people I’ve known are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self-interest.” 865 more words

NASA

The Free Ride is Over

This is one of my favourite articles ever. I’m posting it here because web references to it are slowly disappearing, and in case it goes for ever, I know I will always be able to find it. 893 more words

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