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BOHANNON

How old is Robert Plant, what's his net worth, when was the Led ...

Led Zeppelin | Real Rock - 97.7 QLZ
Robert Anthony Plant is 72 today.

 


Plant has had a successful singing career spanning over
50 years. In 2008, Rolling Stone editors ranked him
number 15 on their list of the 100 best singers of all
time. In 2011, Rolling Stone readers ranked Plant the
greatest of all lead singers. In 2006, Hit Parader
magazine named Plant the “Greatest Metal Vocalist
of All Time”. In 2009, Plant was also voted “the greatest
voice in rock” in a poll conducted by Planed Rock.

 

 

 

Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin - Under the Influence: Songs That Made ...

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TIM MAGUIRE

On the 44th anniversary, Americans less impressed by the first ...

Tomorrow, Neil Tyson Interviews Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin - StarTalk ...

Buzz Aldrin about to step on the Moon (Apollo 11)

Apollo 11astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin taking his first step on ...
Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 - Wikipedia

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FIRST AMERICAN WALKS IN SPACE ~ 1965

WHITE, EDWARD HIGGINS II | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas ...

On June 3, 1965, 120 miles above the Earth, Major Edward H. White II opens
the hatch of the Gemini 4 and steps out of the capsule, becoming the first
American astronaut to walk in space.

Edward Higgins White – Wikipedia
Edward Higgins "Ed" White II
(November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)

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Apollo 1 Fire

Apollo 1 Fire

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1961

Alan Shepard Signed Large Mercury-Redstone 3 (Freedom 7) Launch ...
Launching of the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) rocket from Cape
Canaveral on astronaut Alan B. Shepard’s Freedom 7 suborbital
mission.
 


From Cape Canaveral,
Florida, Navy Commander Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr.
is launched into space aboard the Freedom 7 space capsule, becoming the
first American astronaut to travel into space. The suborbital flight, which
lasted 15 minutes and reached a height of 116 miles into the atmosphere,
was a major triumph for NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration.

Mercury-Redstone 3 (Freedom 7) | NASA

Shepard stands behind a chair wearing a blue suit. In the background is an American flag.
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr. (November 18, 1923 – July 21, 1998)

Mercury "Freedom 7" capsule in which Alan Shepard became the first ...

The circular patch depicts a Mercury capsule and a map of Florida, indicating the ballistic path of the capsule into the Atlantic Ocean. The words say: "Mercury 3 – Shepard – Freedom 7"

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SANDY KOZEL

Apollo 13- "Houston, we've had a problem" - YouTube
On this day in 1970, an oxygen tank exploded on Apollo 13,
preventing a planned moon landing.

APRIL 13, 1970 – Story Behind Famous Movie Quote 'Houston, We Have ...

               Apollo 13 Flight Journal - Day 6, part 8: The Blackout, Splashdown ...
                                           

This Day in Quotes: “Houston, we have a problem” — but “failure is ...

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