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Bruce McCandless, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies
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HOUSTON — NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, the first person to fly freely and untethered in space, has died. He was 80. He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker’s jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth

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Published On: Fri, Dec 22nd, 2017

Bruce McCandless, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies – SFGate


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Bruce McCandless, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies
SFGate
HOUSTON — NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, the first person to fly freely and untethered in space, has died. He was 80. He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth ...

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