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heng44
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posted 02-23-2013 01:54 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for heng44   Click Here to Email heng44     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote

Alan Shepard, Chief of the Astronaut Office, shields his eyes from the sun as he watches the Gemini 11 liftoff from outside the blockhouse at Cape Kennedy on September 12, 1966.

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posted 02-23-2013 07:41 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for moorouge   Click Here to Email moorouge     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Astronaut hit by lightning? Seriously though, what is the white trail that seems to be coming out of his mouth?

heng44
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Looks like some sort of repair on the roof of the blockhouse.

Philip
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posted 02-23-2013 11:17 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Philip   Click Here to Email Philip     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Is he wearing a Bulova or a LeCoultre wrist watch?

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