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How Tom Wolfe, Who Wrote 'The Right Stuff,' Inspired a Generation of Astronauts


Tom Wolfe, who in 1979 chronicled the high-flying adventures of the first U.S. astronauts in his book "The Right Stuff," has died at the age of 88. (Space.com) More More

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