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Still Extant Apollo/Gemini/Moonwalking Astronauts-- May 2018
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That Derek
2018-05-26 23:00:24 UTC
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Still extant NASA astronauts are denoted in CAPITAL LETTERS (I learned this dynamic from David Carson).

MW = “moonwalkers”

MERCURY (manned flights):

Freedom 7 (May 1961): Alan Bartlett Shepherd Jr.
Liberty Bell 7 (July 1961): Virgil Ivan “Gus” Grissom
Friendship 7 (February 1962): John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Aurora 7 (May 1962): Malcolm Scott “Scott” Carpenter
Sigma 7 (October 1962): Walter Marty “Wally” Schirra Jr.
Faith 7 (May 1963): Leroy Gordon “Gordon/Gordo” Cooper Jr.

GEMINI;

Gemini III (March 1965): Gus Grissom; JOHN WATTS YOUNG
Gemini IV (June 1965): JAMES ALTON “JIM” McDIVITT; Edwin Higgins “Ed” White II
Gemini V (August 1965 Leroy): Gordon Cooper Jr.; Charles “Pete” Conrad Jr.
Gemini VI-A (October 1965): Wally Schirra; THOMAS PATTEN “TOM” STAFFORD
Gemini VII (October 1965): FRANK FREDERICK BORMAN II; JAMES ARTHUR “JIM” LOVELL JR.
Gemini VIII (March 1966): Neil Alden Armstrong; DAVID RANDOLPH SCOTT
Gemini IX (June 1966): TOM STAFFORD; Eugene Andrew “Gene” Cernan
Gemini X (July 1966): John Young: MICHAEL COLLINS
Gemini XI (September 1966): Pete Conrad; Richard Francis “Dick” Gordon Jr.
Gemini XII (November 1966): Jim Lovell; EDWIN “BUZZ” ALDRIN

APOLLO:

Apollo I (February 1967): Gus Grissom; Ed White: Roger Bruce Chaffee
Apollo VIII (December 1968): FRANK BORMAN; JIM LOVELL; WILLIAM ALLSON “BILL” ANDERS
Apollo IX (March 1969): JIM McDIVITT; DAVID SCOTT; RUSSELL LOUIS “RUSTY” SCHWEICKERT
Apollo X (May 1969): TOM STAFFORD; John Young; Gene Cernan
Apollo XI (July 1969): Neil Armstrong (MW #1); BUZZ ALDRIN (MW #2); MICHAEL COLLINS
Apollo XII (November 1969): Pete Conrad (MW #3); Alan LaVern Bean (MW #4); Dick Gordon
Apollo XIII (April 1970): JIM LOVELL; John Leonard “Jack” Swigert Jr.: FRED WALLACE HAISE JR.
Apollo XIV (January-February 1971): Alan Shepherd (MW #5): Edgar "Ed: Mitchell (MW #6); Stuart Allen “Stu” Roosa
Apollo XV (July-August 1971): DAVID SCOTT (MW #7); James Benson “Jim” Irwin (MW #8); ALFRED MERRILL “AL” WORDEN
Apollo XVI (April 1972): John Young (MW #9); CHARLES MOSS “CHARLIE” DUKE JR. (MW #10): THOMAS KENNETH “KEN” MATTINGLY II
Apollo XVII (April 1972): Gene Cernan (MW #11); HARRISON HAGAN “JACK” SCHMIT (MW #12): Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr.
Apollo-Soyuz (July 1975): TOM STAFFORD; Donald K. “Deke” Slayton; VANCE DEVOE BRAND

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STILL LIVING NASA ASTRONAUTS (Mercury-Gemini-Apollo): Jim McDivitt; Tom Stafford; Frank Borman; Jim Lovell, David Scott; Michael Collins; Buzz Aldrin; Bill Anders; Rusty Schweikert: Fred Haise; Al Worden; Charlie Duke; Ken Mattingly: Jack Scmitt; Vance Brand ..........15

STILL LIVING MERCURY 7 ASTRONAUTS (Shepherd-Grissom-Glenn-Carpenter-Schirra-Cooper-Slayton): zero

STILL LIVING GEMINI ASTRONAUTS: Jim McDivitt (IV); Tom Stafford (VI); Frank Borman (VII); Jim Lovell (VII); David Scott (VIII): Michael Collins (X); Buzz Aldrin (XII) ……… 7

STILL LIVING APOLLO ASTRONAUTS: Frank Borman (VIII); Jim Lovell (VIII; XIII); Bill Anders (VIII); Jim McDivitt (IX); David Scott (IXl XV); Rusty Schweikert (IX); Tom Stafford (X; Soyuz); Buzz Aldrin (XI); Michael Collins (X); Fred Haise (XIII); Al Worden (XV); Charlie Duke (XVI); Ken Marringly (XVI); Jack Schmitt (XVII); Vance Brand (Soyuz) …….. 15

STILL LIVING MOONWALKERS: Buzz Aldrin (#2); David Scott (#7); Charlie Duke. (#10): Jack Schmitt (#12) ………. 4

STILL LIVING “THIRD MAN OUT” NON-MOONWALKING APOLLO ASTRONAUTS (Apollo XI-XII; Apollo XIV-XVII): Michael Collins (XI); Al Worden (XV); Ken Mattingly (XVI) ………. 3
c***@aol.com
2018-05-26 23:41:36 UTC
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Technically speaking shuttle astronauts are “NASA” astronauts as well.
David Carson
2018-05-27 02:31:38 UTC
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Apollo I (February 1967): Gus Grissom; Ed White: Roger Bruce Chaffee
Apollo VIII (December 1968): FRANK BORMAN; JIM LOVELL; WILLIAM ALLSON “BILL” ANDERS
Still missing from this list: Walt Cunningham and Apollo 7!
Sarah Ehrett
2018-05-27 03:18:47 UTC
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On Sat, 26 May 2018 16:00:24 -0700 (PDT), That Derek
Post by That Derek
Still extant NASA astronauts are denoted in CAPITAL LETTERS (I learned this dynamic from David Carson).
MW = “moonwalkers”
Freedom 7 (May 1961): Alan Bartlett Shepherd Jr.
Liberty Bell 7 (July 1961): Virgil Ivan “Gus” Grissom
Friendship 7 (February 1962): John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Aurora 7 (May 1962): Malcolm Scott “Scott” Carpenter
Sigma 7 (October 1962): Walter Marty “Wally” Schirra Jr.
Faith 7 (May 1963): Leroy Gordon “Gordon/Gordo” Cooper Jr.
GEMINI;
Gemini III (March 1965): Gus Grissom; JOHN WATTS YOUNG
John Young died Jan 05, 2018 (age 87)
Louis Epstein
2018-05-28 01:58:34 UTC
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On Sat, 26 May 2018 16:00:24 -0700 (PDT), That Derek
Post by That Derek
Still extant NASA astronauts are denoted in CAPITAL LETTERS (I learned this dynamic from David Carson).
MW = ?moonwalkers?
Freedom 7 (May 1961): Alan Bartlett Shepherd Jr.
Liberty Bell 7 (July 1961): Virgil Ivan ?Gus? Grissom
Friendship 7 (February 1962): John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Aurora 7 (May 1962): Malcolm Scott ?Scott? Carpenter
Sigma 7 (October 1962): Walter Marty ?Wally? Schirra Jr.
Faith 7 (May 1963): Leroy Gordon ?Gordon/Gordo? Cooper Jr.
GEMINI;
Gemini III (March 1965): Gus Grissom; JOHN WATTS YOUNG
John Young died Jan 05, 2018 (age 87)
Strangely enough,he is shown as deceased,without his middle
name,on the Apollo roster though shown as living,with it,
on the Gemini.

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danny burstein
2018-05-28 02:05:29 UTC
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[snip]

Can we Asterisk in
Michael Collins,
Richard Gordon,
Alfred Worden,
and
Ken Mattingly?

(plus these deceased folk,
mentioned for completion)
Stuart Ross
Ronald Evans

Why yes, I did have to look them up.
Knew three of the names...
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Sarah Ehrett
2018-05-28 22:45:09 UTC
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On Mon, 28 May 2018 01:58:34 +0000 (UTC), Louis Epstein
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Post by Sarah Ehrett
On Sat, 26 May 2018 16:00:24 -0700 (PDT), That Derek
Post by That Derek
Still extant NASA astronauts are denoted in CAPITAL LETTERS (I learned this dynamic from David Carson).
MW = ?moonwalkers?
Freedom 7 (May 1961): Alan Bartlett Shepherd Jr.
Liberty Bell 7 (July 1961): Virgil Ivan ?Gus? Grissom
Friendship 7 (February 1962): John Herschel Glenn Jr.
Aurora 7 (May 1962): Malcolm Scott ?Scott? Carpenter
Sigma 7 (October 1962): Walter Marty ?Wally? Schirra Jr.
Faith 7 (May 1963): Leroy Gordon ?Gordon/Gordo? Cooper Jr.
GEMINI;
Gemini III (March 1965): Gus Grissom; JOHN WATTS YOUNG
John Young died Jan 05, 2018 (age 87)
Strangely enough,he is shown as deceased,without his middle
name,on the Apollo roster though shown as living,with it,
on the Gemini.
Ah yes. Good catch, Louis.
Post by Louis Epstein
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The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.
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2018-05-28 03:43:18 UTC
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Still extant
Extant means still in existence. You can lose the redundant "still"
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