Hail, and farewell!

RIP John Glenn: The last of the few.


“I guess the question I’m asked the most often is: “When you were sitting in that capsule listening to the count-down, how did you feel?” Well, the answer to that one is easy. I felt exactly how you would feel if you were getting ready to launch and knew you were sitting on top of two million parts — all built by the lowest bidder on a government contract.”
John Glenn

2 comments for “Hail, and farewell!

  1. December 9, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    Fortunately that was before the saga of the O ring.

  2. Gregory Tingey
    December 11, 2016 at 7:55 am

    I was very saddened to learn of this truly great human being’s death.
    Though perhaps it is as well.
    He is the opposite of everything Donaldo Trumpolini stands for.

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