John Watts Young, 1930-2018
In article mn.382b7e213fd3557a.127094@snitoo,
On Saturday or thereabouts, Stuf4 declared ...
John Young died yesterday. It is difficult to imagine any other astronaut,
past, present or future, having a career as amazing as the life that John
Young lived. It was an honor to have known him.
Today, January 6th, marks the first day in human history where there are more
deceased moonwalkers than there are living ones. I expect that it will take
many many moons for that statistic to turned around. Kind of like Pluto's
orbit getting closer than Neptune. You've got to wait an extremely long time
for the previous order to go back into place. It will be interesting to see
if the number of living moonwalkers reaches zero. That would actually be a
very easy prediction to make. I'd put the probability that it won't at less
I hope a fitting tribute to John Young gets done. People like Neil Armstrong
have a statue. John deserves something big.
You didn't add sci.space.shuttle. Could have been bigger.
Godspeed John Young.
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