On June 3, 1965, astronaut Ed White became the first American to walk in space.
"I'm coming back in... and it's the saddest moment of my life."
Going Out for a Walk "It's the saddest moment of my life." I know his daddy was a general, but i think he would have been just as successful if he hadn't been. 'The Saddest Moment': The Story of America's First Spacewalk (Part 2) By Ben Evans, on May 31st, 2015 Clasping the cold-gas maneuvering gun in his right hand, and trailed by a snake-like tether, Ed White tumbles over a cloud-speckled Earth during the United States’ first EVA. I'm coming back in... and it's the saddest moment... - Edward Higgins White quotes at AZquotes.com (Photo: ... “It’s the saddest moment of my life,” said White, as he clambered through the hatch.
Astronaut Ed White on returning from a spacewalk (OC) [4000x4000] The Saddest Moment: Remembering America's First Spacewalk, On This Day in 1965 By Ben Evans, on June 3rd, 2018 Clasping the cold-gas maneuvering gun in his right hand, and trailed by a snake-like tether, Ed White tumbles over a cloud-speckled Earth during the United States’ first EVA. “I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.” Ed White expresses his sorrow at the conclusion of the first American spacewalk during the Gemini 4 mission on 3 June 1965. He was genuinely a wonderful man. Educator Features. Yuri Gagarin shows how calm he was during the first manned space mission on 12 April 1961 in his response to ground control when asked how he was doing. He made his way because he was smart, caring and always willing to help. Astronaut Ed White, who later died in a prelaunch accident, pushed himself out of the spacecraft and into the void above Earth. Ed White in 1965, enjoying the first American spacewalk a little too much. That's how America's first spacewalker, astronaut Ed White, described the moment when he was ordered to climb back inside his Gemini spacecraft, after spending more than half an hour floating freely in space. Upon the conclusion of his spacewalk, he said, “I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.” He later died with fellow astronauts Virgil Grissom and Roger Chaffee during prelaunch testing for the first planned Apollo mission at Cape Canaveral. You know i don't chose to remember Ed that way, If the program had a boyscout, it was him.