On a sadder note: Heroic SRB engineer Allan McDonald dies at 83, as does Apollo 13 flight director Glynn Lunney, boxer “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler, F1 commentator Murray Walker, racing driver Sabine Schmitz, & actors Yaphet Kotto and George Segal

On a sadder note: Heroic SRB engineer Allan McDonald dies at 83, as does Apollo 13 flight director Glynn Lunney, boxer “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler, F1 commentator Murray Walker, racing driver Sabine Schmitz, & actors Yaphet Kotto and George Segal

Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) engineer and the man who refused to be cowed by his management or NASA, Allan McDonald, has died at the age of 83. McDonald was the morally courageous engineer who refused to sign off on the SRBs as safe before the Space...
On a sadder note: Capricorn One actor Hal Holbrook passes away as does actor Christopher Plummer, astronaut Millie Hughes-Fulford, Supremes’ singer Mary Wilson, NASA “worm” designer Bruce Blackburn, Sheik Yamani, and the inspirational Captain Sir Tom Moore

On a sadder note: Capricorn One actor Hal Holbrook passes away as does actor Christopher Plummer, astronaut Millie Hughes-Fulford, Supremes’ singer Mary Wilson, NASA “worm” designer Bruce Blackburn, Sheik Yamani, and the inspirational Captain Sir Tom Moore

The veteran actor Hal Holbrook has died at the age of 95. Holbrook played the good guy informer “Deep Throat” in All the President’s Men (1976) but is better remembered for his more devious roles such as playing a NASA villain in space conspiracy...
On a sadder note: Satellite tracker Phil Clark passes away at 70 as does murdering music producer Phil Spector, film director Michael Apted, veteran TV interviewer Larry King & actress Barbara Shelley

On a sadder note: Satellite tracker Phil Clark passes away at 70 as does murdering music producer Phil Spector, film director Michael Apted, veteran TV interviewer Larry King & actress Barbara Shelley

We are sad to report the death of the accomplished spaceflight watcher and satellite tracker, Phillip S. Clark, at the age of 70. Phil Clark was a noted expert on the Soviet/Russian and Chinese space programmes and was a regular participant at the British...
On a sadder note: sound barrier breaker Chuck Yeager passes away…as does renowned golf commentator Peter Alliss, Carry On actress Barbara Windsor, & spy author John le Carré

On a sadder note: sound barrier breaker Chuck Yeager passes away…as does renowned golf commentator Peter Alliss, Carry On actress Barbara Windsor, & spy author John le Carré

Brigadier General Chuck Yeager has died at the age of 97.  While some suggest that the British test pilot Geoffrey DeHavilland might have done it when his DH108 experimental swept wing tailless jet broke up during a transonic dive over the Thames Estuary, killing him...