Monday, August 28, 2017

In memory of Sam Shepard and John Glenn

Author and actor Sam Shepard passed away last month. One of his most well known performances was playing legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager in the film, The Right Stuff. (1983) The film was about the beginning of the American space program and the project Mercury astronauts. One of them was Senator John Glenn (D-Oh) He was the first American to orbit the earth. He passed away in December of 2016. God speed Sam Shepard and John Glenn. Let's pay tribute to both.

Sam Shepard as Chuck Yeager takes the NF-104 A Starfighter to space.

Looking back at John Glenn's life from PBS.

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