Bruce McCandless

Jun 8, 1937 – Dec 21, 2017 (Age 80)


June 8, 1937
December 21, 2017


Bruce McCandless, the first astronaut to fly untethered in space, has died, according to The Associated Press. He was 80. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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I am in awe of anyone who has had the privilege to visit space! What a accomplishment. We thank Mr. Mc Candless and other Astronauts like him for their bravery. I offer the family my condolences and may the Creator of the Universe continue to comfort you.

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We thank family of Bruce McCandless for his courage and his service
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With heartfelt sympathy. Please accept my deepest condolences. May you continue to cherish his precious memories together.
May you find comfort in the God of all comfort to offer you comfort and to give you the strength to endure during these difficult times ahead.

May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones.

Our family met Mr. And Mrs McCandless on a whalewatching cruise to Baja In Mexico some years ago. Our Son and Daughter, 14 and 12 at the tme, spent quite some time in facinating discussions with them. They are 24 and 21 now and most fondly remember that time, as do we. Our deepest condolences to Mrs. McCandless and the family. This world is a much better place for having had a man like Bruce McCandless in it. Ron, Debbie, Jake and Haley Freedman