JOHN H. GLENN, JR.
GENE CERNAN LISTED BELOW
Early ISS Mission, not John Glenn's flight
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds, --and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of -- Wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air...
Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace
Where never lark or even eagle flew --
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.
John Gillespie Magee, Jr.
GODSPEED, JOHN GLENN!
You and your beloved Annie truly made the world a much better place for your having been in it! May you rest in peace.
S118 Mission, not John Glenn's flight
Sunrise or Sunset
LAST MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON
GODSPEED, GENE CERNAN!
You and your fellow astronauts made us all proud!
May you rest in peace!
*Bluegrass Content: "Fly like eagles, out among the stars!" (written by Adam Mitchell, covered by country and bluegrass music artists throughout the years)
Photography sent by Jason Helms of the Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX. Thank you Jason!