David Simons

David Simons, Who Flew High on Eve of Space Age, Dies at 87, NY Times

"David G. Simons, whose ascent more than 19 miles above the Earth in an aluminum capsule suspended from a helium balloon set an altitude record in 1957 and helped put the United States on the road to manned space flight, died April 5 at his home in Covington, Ga. He was 87."

  • submit to reddit


Loading






Join our mailing list




Commercialization: Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Keith Cowing published on April 19, 2010 1:00 PM.

Stephen Colbert, Astronaut Wannabe was the previous entry in this blog.

Diversifying Human Space Flight is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.