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R.I.P. Gene Cernan
« on: January 16, 2017, 02:27:06 pm »
Euguene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died Monday, Jan. 16, surrounded by his family.



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Re: R.I.P. Gene Cernan
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2017, 07:52:09 pm »
2017 is going about the same as 2016. The Grim Reaper could take a vacation.
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Re: R.I.P. Gene Cernan
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2017, 11:17:16 am »
people look and make the mistake that the old astronaut's suits were filled with padding and that why the looked so big.  nope.  they looked big because they were men...no, they were Titans that walked the earth and upon those shoulders were laid the hopes, imaginations, aspirations of over 7 billion souls united to find out "what's over there"...

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Re: R.I.P. Gene Cernan
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2017, 04:24:35 am »
"As I take man's last step from the surface, back home for some time to come – but we believe not too long into the future – I'd like to just (say) what I believe history will record. That America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the Moon at Taurus–Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind. Godspeed the crew of Apollo 17."
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