Saturday, February 13, 2016

Moon Walker Edgar Mitchell

Former Astronaut Edgar Mitchell who became the 6th man to walk on the moon, died earlier this month.  Mitchell was a member of the Apollo 14 mission that successfully landed on the moon. This took place after the famous Apollo 13 disaster, a mission that failed to land but at least brought it's crew safely back to earth.  Alan Shepherd was Mitchell's crew mate Shepherd, one of the original 7 astronauts and the first American in space,was the 5th man to walk on the moon's surface.  Stuart Roosa was the third crew member and flew the command module. 

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