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July 23rd, 2019, 3:35 pm

Chris Kraft RIP
A hero of mine.
 
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Re: RIP thread

July 23rd, 2019, 4:25 pm

Chris Kraft RIP
A hero of mine.
RIP
Did you have an opportunity to work with him or meet him, if you don't mind me asking? (I vaguely remember something about you working for NASA.)
 
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Re: RIP thread

July 24th, 2019, 8:58 am

Chris Kraft RIP
A hero of mine.
RIP
Did you have an opportunity to work with him or meet him, if you don't mind me asking? (I vaguely remember something about you working for NASA.)
I wish on both counts. The closest I have come to Chris Kraft was I am acquainted with someone who knows his protege Gene Kranz. The acquaintance says that he is the most impressive person I has ever met.
 
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Re: RIP thread

July 24th, 2019, 5:54 pm

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Rutger Hauer
 
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Re: RIP thread

July 24th, 2019, 7:39 pm

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Rutger Hauer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMp-JBsUz-o

The Brits had Invanhoe (Roger Moore), RH was the Dutch version.
 
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July 24th, 2019, 8:27 pm

It comes as a shock to me when popular culture icons of my youth (and we were always several years behind in EE) die. He was great in The Hitcher too and so handsome in Ladyhawk.
RIP
 
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Re: RIP thread

July 24th, 2019, 8:34 pm

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.
Rutger Hauer
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMp-JBsUz-o

The Brits had Invanhoe (Roger Moore), RH was the Dutch version.
RH way too cool to play James Bond.....  

Without wanting to get too obsessed with Hauer's Blade Runner role, didn't we just recently get to the date where the film was set?
Did he outlive Roy Batty?
 
 
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Re: RIP thread

August 6th, 2019, 1:46 pm

Toni Morrison. Great author. RIP.
124 was spiteful. Full of a baby's venom. The women in the house knew it and so did the children.
 
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Re: RIP thread

August 15th, 2019, 11:44 pm

RIP Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Lab (a moving video of its last breath under the link)
https://www.linkedin.com/posts/buddy-bl ... 62753-ce3m
 
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