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Snaggy

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Icon 6 posted April 27, 2007 20:27      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
The ashes of 201 people, including former astronaut L. Gordon Cooper and actor James Doohan (you know him as "Scotty" in the original Star Trek television series) are being launched into space Saturday...

http://www.kcci.com/entertainment/13210587/detail.html

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1615637,00.html

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Bibo
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Icon 1 posted April 28, 2007 12:40      Profile for Bibo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Not what I was expecting

"...Since it was a suborbital flight, the rocket soon plummeted back to Earth, coming down at the White Sands Missile Range." *

I guess I thought they would be sent off on some sort of deep space probe.

* Fron CNN - http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/space/04/28/scott.launch.ap/index.html

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Snaggy

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Icon 8 posted April 28, 2007 17:16      Profile for Snaggy   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
phooey, sub orbital suks.
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