from the rare-breed-of-heroes dept.
UglyTool writes "Wally Schirra, the only astronaut to have flown on the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions, died of a heart attack at a hospital in San Diego. Wallyschirra.com has much more on the man, his life, and his contributions to the American Space Program."
Marvelous! The super-user's going to boot me!
What a finely tuned response to the situation!