Deadline Hollywood, reported January 4, 2019: Al Reinert Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Apollo 13’ Screenwriter Was 71.
Al Reinert, who covered NASA for the Houston Chronicle and went on to co-write the screenplay for Apollo 13 which earned him an Oscar nomination, has died. He was 71. Reinert died New Year’s Eve of complications of cancer at his home in Wimberley, Texas, the Houston Chronicle reported.
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The Washington Post via, reported May 26, 2018: Alan Bean, Apollo 12 astronaut and fourth person to walk on the moon, dies at 86.
Alan Bean, a NASA astronaut who journeyed into space two times and, as part of the Apollo 12 mission in 1969, became the fourth man to walk on the moon, died May 26 at a hospital in Houston. He was 86.

NASA announced his death, noting that he had fallen ill during two weeks of travel.


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