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Astronaut
    (September 24, 1930-January 5, 2018)
    Astronaut (September 17, 1962-December 31, 2004)
    Flew aboard Gemini 3 (March 23, 1966)
    Flew aboard Gemini 10 (July 18-21, 1966)
    Flew aboard Apollo 10 (May 18-26, 1969)
    Flew aboard Apollo 16 (April 16-27, 1972)
    Flew aboard Space Shuttle 1 - Columbia (April 12-14, 1981)
    Flew aboard Space Shuttle 6 - Columbia (November 28-December 8, 1983)
    Ninth person to step on the Moon (April 21, 1972 - 11:59 A.M. EDT)
    Congressional Space Medal of Honor (1981)
    National Aviation Hall of Fame (1988)
    U.S. Navy
    As was the custom, astronauts nicknamed their capsule. He along with Gus Grissom nicknamed their capsule 'Molly Brown' (as in the Unsinkable Molly Brown). NASA was not amused and for a lengthy period stopped allowing astronauts to nickname their crafts.
    He brought along an unauthorized corned beef sandwich on his Gemini 3 mission.
    He gardens and reads.
    He received four 4 honorary doctorate degrees.
    He was the only astronaut to fly into space during the 1960's, 70's and 80's.
    He was the only astronaut to fly a Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle mission.
    He was the first to pilot and land a spacecraft from orbit back to Earth.
    He, along with astronaut Charles Duke, Jr. spent a record three days on the Moon.
    He flew on both the first Gemini and first Space Shuttle missions.
    He was aboard the final Apollo flight to the Moon before landing a man there.
    He was an astronaut for over forty years.
    He graduated Georgia Institute of Technology (1952).
    He has earned nearly 100 major awards.
    He is the first person to fly in space six times (seven if you count his launch off the Moon).
    He and Charles Duke, Jr. brought back 200 pounds of Moon rocks
    He and Charles Duke, Jr. travelled 16 miles in the lunar rover.
    He spent 835 hours in space.
    He was selected as part of the second group of astronauts.
    He was the first American of the non seven original astronauts to fly into space.
    He, along with Gus Grissom, were the first US 2 man crew sent into space.
    He, David Scott and Eugene Cernan are the only three astronauts to travel to the Moon twice.
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 31.25% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 26.67% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 11.11% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 115 Votes: 69.57% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 67 Votes: 37.31% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 43 Votes: 34.88% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 147 Votes: 46.94% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 118 Votes: 48.31% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 69 Votes: 37.68% Annoying
 
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