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An Amazing Man You've Never Heard Of

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Posted on April 3rd, 2008 at 3:48 pm

Joe Kittinger got to space first, and without a spacecraft. On Aug. 16, 1960, in near secrecy, he accomplished a feat that no one has ever equaled. His courage paved the way for the success of the space program.

The Definitive Joe Kittinger Radio Interview

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  • Posted 8:10pm August 16th, 2009
    Thanks, Joe.  I remember this from when it happened.  We all owe you a lot.  When I think about you doing this, I remember that "It's always easy for the second person."

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