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Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders who took iconic ‘Earthrise’ photo dies in plane crash

[quote] William Anders, a NASA astronaut who was part of the 1968 Apollo 8 crew who were the first three people to orbit the moon, has died in a plane crash in Washington state, according to his son, Gregory Anders. He was 90 years old.

Ironic, isn't it?

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by Anonymousreply 2June 8, 2024 5:17 AM

Sum Ting Wong?

by Anonymousreply 1June 8, 2024 5:03 AM

Why was a 90-year-old flying a plane? Call me ageist, but that seems like a bad idea.

by Anonymousreply 2June 8, 2024 5:17 AM
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