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Astronaut Alan Shepard Passes Away

From: Moderator, UFO UpDates - Toronto
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 10:59:05 -0400
Fwd Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 10:59:05 -0400
Subject: Astronaut Alan Shepard Passes Away

According to CNN [at 10:48 EST] Astronaut Rear-Admiral Alan
Shepard, the first American in space, has died at the age of 74.
He had suffered from Leukemia for the past couple of years

He spent 11 minutes in the first manned sub-orbital Mercury
flight and later set foot on the Moon as a member of the Apollo
Project, chipping the first golf shot there.

ebk