Wally Schirra: 1923 - 2007

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May 3, 2007

NASA pioneering astronaut Wally Schirra has died at the age of 84. One of the original Mercury 7 astronauts, he was also a veteran of the Gemini program and was commander of the first Apollo spaceflight (Apollo 7).

More information can be found at SpaceflightNow.

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