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mark plas
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posted 02-28-2004 05:12 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mark plas   Click Here to Email mark plas     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I read that in the sixties there were astronauts who were heavy smokers ron Evans being one of them.
Wasn t NASA concern t that a smoking astronaut would get problems when on a flight lasting two weeks in Evans case.
I read in Cernan s book that Evans smoked his last one right before the flight.
And how is nasa on smoking astro s these days ?

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posted 02-28-2004 07:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Richard   Click Here to Email Richard     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looking at video clips of mission control, I think NASA was probably more worried if someone was NOT a smoker in those days.

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