Area men vi­tal to Apollo mis­sion

The Times-Tribune - - BRIEFLY -

Two for­mer area men were an im­por­tant part of the Oct. 11 Apollo 7 launch.

Glynn Lun­ney, for­merly of Old Forge, was the prime flight direc­tor for the Apollo 7 mis­sion.

Thomas Knighton, for­merly of For­est City, was the se­nior launch sys­tems spe­cial­ist, man­ning one of the com­put­ers used for the mis­sion. He also was part of team that did the checks on the nav­i­ga­tion com­puter in­stalled in the Apollo 7 cap­sule.

TIMES-TRI­BUNE AR­CHIVES

Michael J. Size, bar­tender at the Savoy Restau­rant and Bar in Scran­ton.

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