Comments for: William Pogue, record-setting astronaut, dies at 84

Posted March 18, 2014, at 6:37 a.m.

Retired Air Force Col. William Pogue, who died March 3 at 84, was an astronaut and Skylab pilot who flew around the Earth for 84 days in 1973 and 1974. At the time, it was the longest spaceflight ever. When he splashed down on Feb. 8, 1974, he had traveled …

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