Man In Space Soonest

August 29, 2012 - 4:31pm
Neil Armstrong (NASA)

The passing of Neil Armstrong comes as a shock. Surely the first human to set foot on another celestial body would never succumb to something as predictable and inevitable as mortality? But succumb he did, last Saturday (August 25), from complications following cardiovascular procedures.

September 18, 2006 - 5:57am

Legendary 1950s/1960s test pilot Scott Crossfield died alone in his Cessna T210 when it crashed in Georgia on April 19. He was 84.

 
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