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Walter Cunningham, NASA Astronaut, Dead at 90

NASA has announced the passing of Walter Cunningham, the last surviving astronaut from the first successful crewed space mission in the Apollo program. Cunningham, a retired NASA astronaut and pilot of the Apollo 7 mission, died at the age of 90 on Tuesday morning. The Apollo 7 mission was an 11-day spaceflight that beamed live television broadcasts as they orbited…