Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut, Dead at 85
Astronaut Edgar D. Mitchell, of the Apollo 14 space crew that flew to the moon in 1971, has died. He was 85.
He died in a local hospice in West Palm Beach late Thursday according to his family. He was the sixth man to walk on the moon.
According to the Palm Beach Post:
Mitchell’s ex-wife, Anita Mitchell, is a former Republican Party chairman for Palm Beach County and is currently former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s Palm Beach County campaign chairman.