Charles, John B. (JSC-SA211)
john.b.charles at nasa.gov
Mon Mar 1 14:12:32 EST 2010
When I met him in 1985, Jake Garn was not a large man physically, but did have a large personality.
I would have guessed james "Ox" van Hoften or the cosmonaut Baturin. No data handy to contribute, however.
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Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] Proton-4
From: Nicolas PILLET [mailto:nikolai39 at hotmail.fr]
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> Dear friends,
> In an old French newspaper dating back from november 1968, it is
> written that satellite Proton-4 is the heaviest satellite ever
> launched. I assume it was the USSR's heaviest satellite, but what
> about the US ? Did they launched heavier satellites before ?
> (Proton-4 was 16-17 metric tons).
> Thank you very much !
This brings about another question - who was the heaviest astronaut
In the old days such figures were of course confidential, but as
a result of international cooperation in space they ought to be
Should I attempt a wild guess - Jack Garn?
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