Godspeed, Wally


Just a brief note to mark the passing of one of the original Right Stuff rocketmen, astronaut Walter M. “Wally” Shirra Jr. Wally was one of the Mercury 7 team, as well as having flown in both the Gemini and Apollo programs.

No comment, no moralising, no pithy statements – just Godspeed, Wally, as you begin your next great voyage.

RIP.

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