Are you the average Apollo astronaut?

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    Default Are you the average Apollo astronaut?

    Snapped at the NASA Visitor Centre...



    So how do/did you compare at age 32.5?

    Me? Weight was about a stone less (164lbs = 11.7 stone).

    Height? Check.

    Married? Check.

    Children? No.

    Dogs? Check - two Rough Collies (Lassies).

    Corvettes? Check - a red '74 L82.

    So how did I fare? Guess I would have needed to put on few pounds and so long as my two Collies would count as kids (shouldn't have been a problem, after all, Lassie is an American institution), I'd be in!

    How about you? How close are/were you to fitting the bill?

    Regards

    Jon'.

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    Too old, too heavy with no Corvettes. Hey ho. Guess I'll have to stay down here...

    M
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    At 32.5 I was about 190, 74", unmarried, two dogs, no children and drove an M5. I don't think I would've been seriously considered, but I was having too much fun in the 160th to think about going anywhere else!
    Last edited by Nalu; 23-05-2010 at 15:28.
    Cheers all, Colin

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    175 lb, 5'10", married, no kids, no dogs and driving a BMW 325is - now that was a fun car.
    So too fat, not into breeding kids or dogs enough, and too Germanic in my car tastes.
    Dave J

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    Back then (32 y/o): Lenght: 6' 1''; weight: about right (back then...), married: yes, children: no; pets: no; car: Saab 99 Turbo (long gone since then - I made some silly choices in life...)

    Menno

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