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AstroAutos
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posted 10-03-2012 10:06 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for AstroAutos   Click Here to Email AstroAutos     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Wishing General Duke a very happy 77th Birthday!

Very much looking forward to meeting him for the first time next weekend at Autographica.

topmiler
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posted 10-03-2012 10:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for topmiler     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Me too.

onesmallstep
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posted 10-03-2012 03:48 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for onesmallstep   Click Here to Email onesmallstep     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Yes, best wishes to a fellow Libra who shares the same birthday. Met him and Scott Carpenter at a signing and he could not have been more gracious.

JohnPaul56
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From: Montclair, NJ, USA
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posted 10-03-2012 07:48 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for JohnPaul56     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Happy Birthday General Duke!!! I met him and Scott Carpenter at that same event at the Omega Boutique!!

DChudwin
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posted 10-03-2012 10:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for DChudwin   Click Here to Email DChudwin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Happy Birthday to a great pilot and great human being.

Gen. Duke will go down in history not only as a Moonwalker on Apollo 16, but as the CAPCOM for man's first landing on the Moon.

"Roger, Twank... Tranquility, we copy you on the ground. You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We're breathing again. Thanks a lot!"

uk spacefan
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posted 10-03-2014 07:48 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for uk spacefan   Click Here to Email uk spacefan     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A very 'Happy 79th Birthday' to General Duke. Seeing you at the Rick Wakeman/Brian May concert in Tenerife recently, you could easily pass for someone at least 20 years younger!

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