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The creation of NASA was a military maneuver, a counter to potential enemies and a response to Russia's launch of Sputnik. But along the way, the space program also became a rallying cry to human ingenuity, a testament to intellect and daring that captured the human imagination. This memorial site was created to honor and remember the astronauts, engineers, scientists and others who've contributed to the work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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NASA Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of James Nau

James Joseph Nau Passed away on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the age of 82, from pneumonia as a result of complications from surgery to remove a glioblastoma brain tumor. James was born on July 3, 1932, on the Crum family farm near Caldwell, Ohio, to Joseph and Cecelia Nau. Around 1941, his family moved to Louisville where he attended St. Louis grade school and Central Catholic high school. He left after his sophomore year to help support the family. At the age of 19, James enlisted with...
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Richard Hurtz Obituary (ContraCostaTimes)

Richard (Rick) J. Hurtz, Jr. Mar. 26,...

Lawrence SANGERMANO Obituary (Cincinnati)

SANGERMANO Lawrence (Larry) David...

ERIKA TRUSCHEIT Obituary (BostonGlobe)

TRUSCHEIT, Erika C.M. (Hasselhuhn) (Hampe)...

Frank Lawton Obituary (StatesmanJournal)

Frank Prevost Lawton February 10, 1927 -...

KENNETH ORIL Obituary (skagitvalleyherald)

Kenneth Lee Oril, 93, of Anacortes, passed away...

Charles Green Obituary (FloridaToday)

Charles Franklin Green Merritt Island, FL ...

J. FOWLER Obituary (BostonGlobe)

FOWLER, J. Thomas "Tom" Of Marblehead, MA,...

Robert Voytilla Obituary (StatesmanJournal)

Robert Voytilla May 22, 1931 - August 30,...

Jones Roach Obituary (HoustonChronicle)

Jones W. Roach was born in Richmond, Virginia...

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Emma Sharpe Mackley Obituary (thetimesnews)

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James Bost Obituary (Pearland)

Jesus loves me! He who died Heaven's...

Emma Mackley Obituary (VAGazette)

WILLIAMSBURG - On July 26, Emma Ruth Sharpe...

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Joseph Paul Siegfried slipped the confines of...

Robert Gordon Batchelor Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Robert Gordon Batchelor "Bob", known to his...

Robert Batchelor Obituary (FloridaToday)

Robert G. Batchelor 'Bob','Buddy' Cocoa, FL ...

Johnny Grech Obituary (mobile)

Oct 24, 1934 - Aug 22, 2014 Johnny William...

J Fowler Obituary (DignityMemorial)

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Steven Nagel Obituary (AP News)

HOUSTON (AP) - Steven R. Nagel, a former...

PAUL SVEJKOVSKY Obituary (Oklahoman)

December 7, 1935 - August 20, 2014 ROCKWALL,...

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