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Re: Astronaut Piers Sellers, OBE
« Reply #40 on: 12/24/2016 11:57 AM »
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Re: Astronaut Piers Sellers, OBE
« Reply #41 on: 12/24/2016 12:04 PM »
Very sad to hear this news.

He graduated from Edinburgh University and brought his STS-112 crew to Edinburgh to present a plaque to the University with items he had flown. He returned with Mark Kelly and Lisa Nowak after STS-121 though I didn't get any photos that time.

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Re: Astronaut Piers Sellers, OBE
« Reply #44 on: 12/28/2016 09:17 PM »
May he rest in peace
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Re: Astronaut Piers Sellers, OBE
« Reply #45 on: 12/31/2016 03:20 AM »
Piers Sellers: 1955 - 2016

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Published on Dec 30, 2016
In an interview from July 2016, NASA Astronaut Piers Sellers shares the dreams that led him to become an astronaut and his hopes for future exploration. A veteran of three spaceflights (STS-112, STS-121, and STS-132) and a renowned climate scientist, Sellers died on Dec. 23 at the age of 61.

“We lost a tremendous public servant who was dedicated to NASA, the nation and the world," said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. "He was a strident defender and eloquent spokesperson for our home planet, Earth. Spacewalker and scientist, free thinker and friend to our planet, and all who seek new knowledge, to say he will be missed would be a gross understatement."


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sC217wotZy8?t=001

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