Good bye Walter…. July 18, 2009Posted by jcconwell in Astronomers, Astronomy, Space Craft.
Tags: Apollo 11, Walter Cronkite
Legendary CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite, died June 17, 2009. Even though he hasn’t sat in the anchor chair for more than a quarter of a century, the impact on both journalism and the space program is felt even today.
Both objective and passionate, Walter Cronkite, personified the best in reporting, but especially science reporting. In my opinion he was as reponsible for making more scientist of my generation, than any person. And “That’s the way it is”