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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 Patton Jr.

JAMES McCURDY PATTON, JR 12-26-1927 – 11-18-2014 I've had such a great life that I decided to skip a step and write my own obituary. Born in Lockhart, Texas in 1927, I pursued a lifelong dream of flight, first just dreaming, then doing, first in high school when I learned to fly, then as a U.S. Naval aviator for 6 years (including day and night flying from carriers – the best and most challenging flying I ever did). Then it was back to school to earn an Aeronautical Engineering degree in 1956...
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Nena Crosby Cryar Prejean Obituary (nwfdailynews)

On Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, Nena Ruth Crosby...

James Farrell Obituary (NorthJersey)

FARRELL James J., 83 of Dumont, passed...

JOHN DAVIS Obituary (PostGazette)

DAVIS JOHN ULRICH Age 83, of Sherwood Oaks...

Ivan Fiero Obituary (DignityMemorial)

COLUMBIA – Ivan Bernard Fiero, 72, of...

Arthur Jonas Obituary (FloridaToday)

Arthur Jonas Satellite Beach, FL Arthur...

Walter Russell Obituary (Citizen-Times)

Walter R. Russell Feb. 2, 1925 - Oct. 20,...

Calvin Berry Obituary (DailyPress)

YORKTOWN - Calvin Coolidge "Cal" Berry, 88,...

Heinrich GEBHARD Obituary (SacBee)

GEBHARD, Heinrich Martin "Hank" Of...

JOHN DONNELLY Obituary (WashingtonPost)

    JOHN P. DONNELLY (Age 82) ...

Huey Hernandez Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Huey Hernandez passed away peacefully in his home...

RALPH JACOBSON Obituary (BostonGlobe)

Jacobson, Ralph A retired U.S. Air Force major...

William Parker Obituary (FloridaToday)

William A. Parker Titusville, FL William A....

H. Wood Obituary (CapitalGazette)

Dr. H. John Wood, III (Age 76), astronomer,...

Elizabeth Modlin Obituary (HoustonChronicle)

Elizabeth Ruckman Modlin, a long-time resident...

Matthew Quinn Obituary (houstonchronicle)

Tuesday Oct 28th we lost our beloved father,...

Robert Tinkey Obituary (ModestoBee)

Robert Bruce Tinkey September 22, 1928 -...

TSGT. Jesse Hawkins Sr. Obituary (theneworleansadvocate)

TSGT Jesse Lee Hawkins Sr. U.S. Air Force (Ret)...

H. WOOD Obituary (WashingtonPost)

    DR. H. JOHN WOOD, III (Age...

Thomas Manning Obituary (theadvocate)

Born November 20, 1931 in Beaumont, Texas, died...

Phillip Ramsey Obituary (ZanesvilleTimesRecorder)

Phillip J. Ramsey ZANESVILLE: Phillip J....

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The NASA Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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