RIP Edgar Mitchell – Sixth man to walk on the moon

Edgar Dean Mitchell

Sad news in the world of space travel: Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell has died at the age of 85. The US astronaut was the sixth man to walk on the moon and was the last surviving member of the Apollo 14 mission. He died on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his mission to the moon.

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Edgar Mitchell, sixth man on the Moon, dies aged 85
BBC News, on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:09:42 -0800
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who was the sixth man to walk on the Moon, has died aged 85. Captain Mitchell passed away at a hospice in West Palm Beach, Florida, one day before the 45th anniversary of his Moon landing, his family said. As part of the ...

Edgar Mitchell, the Sixth Man to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
Newsweek, on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 10:33:45 -0800
Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell is seen in an undated picture released by NASA. Mitchell, lunar module pilot on ... One of the astronauts responsible for mankind taking a giant leap, Edgar Dean “Ed” Mitchell, died on Thursday, just before the 45th ...

Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
http://www.space.com/31853-edgar-mitchell-apollo-14-astronaut-obituary.html%3F
2 days ago ... Edgar Mitchell, who 45 years ago became the sixth man to walk on the moon, died on Thursday (Feb. 4), the day before the anniversary of his ...

Edgar Mitchell, astronaut - obituary - Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/12145101/Edgar-Mitchell-astronaut-obituary.html
18 hours ago ... Edgar Mitchell, who has died aged 85, was the sixth man to walk on the Moon, a feat that has still only been accomplished by 11 other humans.

 

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