Edgar Mitchell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 17, 1930

Death Date

Apr 4, 2015

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

Apr 4, 2015

Profession

Astronaut

The astronaut Edgar Mitchell died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Apollo 14 astronaut who became the sixth man to walk on the moon. He was part of the 1966 NASA Group.

He married twice, and his second wife shared his interest in the occult.

Quotes

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We need a community of nations capable of space flight because we all have to be off this planet sometime in the future. Our sun is going to burn out eventually, and we are not in a sustainable situation.

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I happen to be privileged enough to be in on the fact that we have been visited on this planet, and the UFO phenomenon is real.

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At the end of October 4 in 1957, when I was coming back from sea duty in the South Pacific, Sputnik went up. I realized that humans would be right behind robot aircraft or spacecraft even though I really had no plans of being in aviation or a professional aviator and certainly not in the military.

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I don’t think there is much value in trying to use the moon as a base to go to Mars. That’s going into one gravity belt and having to get back out of it again. And the moon doesn’t have a lot to offer as a resource base.

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You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the moon, international politics looks so petty.