Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 13, 1972 · Page 5
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 5

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, April 13, 1972
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Astronaut Mattingly Will With Stork on Trip By PAUL REC'ER AP Aero«p*c« Wrilw SPACE CENTER, Houstoi (AP). --. Thomas K. Mattingly th. ex am II, command module pilot on Apollo 16, will be in a race with the stork during his mission to the'-mpon and back.. Mission launch is scheduled for April 16 and splashdown for April 28. . ' Friends say the wife of 36-year-old astronaut is pectlng a baby very soon Mattingly hopes to get home before' the baby docs. Mattingly, himself, is no talking about it, which is typ cal of;.the.slightly balding, blue eyed Navy lieutenant com mander. The astronaut will talk free! for hours about his job ani about the space program, bu he carefully shields his person al life from public view. Matlingly and his wife have been married only two years .Typically, the astronaut kep his wedding plans a secret am slipped away to San Antonio fo a private service. Mrs. Matlingly is the forme Elizabeth Dailey of Hollywood Calif., a schoolteacher Mat tingly met seven years ago am married after a five-year courl ship. Little Is Known Beyond that; little is known Mattingly refuses lo talk abou his wife or let her talk to news men. Asked recently at a news con ference to describe his wife, th exchange went like this: Mattingly: "1 don't try to de scribfe my wife." Reporter: "If you did, ho\ would it come out?" Maltingly, angrily: "I'm going to." Trie astronaut is known a one of the most dedicated o the pilots in the space corps. Apollo 13 commander Jame Lovell called him "the rhos consciencious-. worker I hav ever seen. He's there Satur daySj Sundays, everyday, work ing hard." Mattingly is the only son an airlines maintenance super vivor who taught the astronau a love for flying at an earl age. Born · in Chicago, Mattingl grew! up in Hialeah, Fla. am boyhood friends remember hirr as a very active youth, full Imagination and drive. .Special Relationship .One friend remembers the as tronaut's relationship with hi father was special. : "I don't think any of us ha this kind of thing going wit bur fathers," says the friem "Ken (a nickname the astro rtaut still uses) approache riiodil airplanes on a scientifi basis- and his father knew hoi to explain it. The rest of us .. just liked to see the things fly. "When I was a little kid," re calls .Mattingly, "Ihe thing wanted to do was to be a les pilot." ' He started building mode airplanes seriously at an earl age and once set a world spec record at model competition i Detroit. . In. school, Mattingly mad consistently high grades and le his interest spill over into mu sic arid student politics. | He was elected student go ernment president in junio high school and he look up th drums in high school. He wa once kicked out of an orcheslr rehearsal for sailing a modi airplane over the musicians. Won Contest i Mallingly's imagination wo a'charity food collection conte for his service club. The con was based on weight an Rent Typewriters All Makes-^-Portable and Standard and ilatlingly brought in 400 pounds rock salt. A teacher admonished him mildly and recalls him repl- ·ing, "We won, didn't we." The astronaut turned down a nuslc scholarship to attend Au- mrn under the Navy officer's raining program. He was a dean's list honor student and iludcnt body president. After gradutton in.l958;wjilh a aeronautical engineering" de- gree, Mattingly was commissioned as an ensign and wrote: "I've found a Home in the Navy." He earned his .wings, spent five years flying fighters from carrier decks and then attended the Air Force lest pilot school at Edwards Air Force Base. He was the,top.student in his class arid was selected an astronaut a month : before graduation. Mattingly was the first of his astronaut class selected to fly, but he missed out on a space mission because of a disease he never caught. He was the assigned command module pilot on Apollo 13 in April 1970, when one of the backup crewmen came down with the German measles. Blood tests showed Matlingly had never had the disease and doctors feared he might get sick while' in space. He was grounded 72 hours before launch and another astronaut, John L. Swigert Jr., went in-his place. . . . · · · · · · ! · : Apollo 13, it turned out, was a good mission to miss. An oxygen lank on the craft exploded halfway to the moon, imperiling the lives of the crew. . Mattingly never did develop the German measles. Demanding Job On Apollo 16, he has a much more demanding job than the planned Apollo 13 assignment. He will walk in space on the way home from the moon, and in lunar orbit he will operate a complex package of remote scientific sensors. His crewmatcs on the flight include Charles M. Duke Jr., the Apollo 13 backup crewman who exposed Haltingly lo the measles. Astronaut John \V. Young will command (he mis- Young and Duke- will spend three days on the moon while Mattingly remains in lunar orbit aboard the command ship. Mallingly and his wife live in new house in Nassau Bay, just a few minutes from the Manned Spacecraft Center. Mrs. Matlingly plans lo slay home and watch the mission on television. Her brother and wife arc slaying with her. Friends say their baby is expected around the first week in Thiirs., April 13,1972 GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 5 May. If (hi! early, baby arrives a lilllc Mallingly will own a record he would rather not have. If (he slork wins the race, pay Ml SECURITY Imtlm ui iiswtrs U.S. MPAKTHERTOf KUUK, EDUCATION, MDWKF»« . I'm a farmer. During the imer months I hire one of neighbor's boys. I generally i him about $300 for the ole summer. Do I have to Kingly will be (lie first to ome a father while in outer ce. keep a record of this far-social security purposes? ; A. Yes. You should keep JR record of his name, address,- social security number, and' the amount of cash wages youjpaid him. If you pay more thatfSlSO in cash .wages to a farm; em- ploye during the calendar year, you must file a report at the year with the Internal Revenue Service and pay social security on his earnings. NEW YOHK - The number of registered automobiles in (he United States has increased 39 per cent in the last 10 years. 3 Montht Rent ' Apply on Purch«e Open evenings to 8:30 p.m. except Saturday Fabrique has regrouped, remarked and added to their sale merchandise. HILLSIDE STORE ONLY STILL i,ooo's OF YARDS OF FABRIC TO CHOOSE FROM! CLOSING OUT SALE! BERNINA SEWING MACHINES ENTIRE STOCK REDUCED! '! -:W Keg$10 V 3.44 830 Record Model Reg. 479.95 .... NOW yd. 707 Minamatic Reg. 369.95 NOW Carrying Case Included $ 384 $ 296 yd. 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