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From: John M Rhodes <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Subject: DNA in Space, dust on the moon.
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 11:48:09 -0400
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Hmmm. Blowing the dust off presents several problems...getting there...and
not getting sucked through the blow hole in one's helmet!

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 11:38 AM, Robert Hughes

> Subject: DNA in Space, dust on the moon.
> In about two weeks, the 50 year anniversary of the first human
> being to orbit the earth occurs. The Russian, Yuri Gagarin, lifted off
> on 12-April-1961 in his Vostok space craft, his only space flight.
> He beat Alan Shepard in space by three weeks, who flew a sub
> orbital flight on the 5th of April, 1961. Alan stayed with the
> astronaut program and 10 years later, flew as commander, moon walker
> and first moon golfer on Apollo 14.
> If I remember right, he shanked his first swing but connected with
> his second. Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell also left behind a second
> Laser Ranging Reflector for Ken N. to practice on. It’s getting
> dusty.
> Regards, Robert
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