FORMER ASTRONAUT IS 83 TODAY

edgar mitchell thn 

edgar mitchell now
     Edgar Dean Mitchell, Sc.D. was born in Hereford, Texas

Mitchell is a retired U.S. Navy Captain, pilot and NASA astronaut. As the 
lunar module pilot of Apollo 14, he spent nine hours working on the lunar 
surface, making him the sixth person to walk on the Moon. Mitchell was
awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Richard Nixon
in 1970.

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