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Bob
2001-Oct-30, 01:51 PM
Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, survived an emergency military helicopter landing in the former Czech Republic over the weekend. Also in the helicopter with Cernan was the only Czech astronaut to date.

ToSeek
2001-Oct-30, 02:07 PM
On 2001-10-30 08:51, Bob wrote:
Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the Moon, survived an emergency military helicopter landing in the former Czech Republic over the weekend. Also in the helicopter with Cernan was the only Czech astronaut to date.


Didn't Cernan have a helicopter accident when he was an astronaut? You think he'd learn! /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_wink.gif

jkmccrann
2005-Oct-25, 04:38 PM
but, in the czech republic they apparently call them cosmonauts,

http://www.space.com/news/cernan_helicopter_011028.html

If there's one thing I would hope to say its that we can stop calling Gene the `last man to walk on the moon' as soon as possible.