Edward Higgins White
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Edward Higgins White, II (November 14 1930 – January 27 1967) was a NASA astronaut. He became the first American to "walk" in space on June 3, 1965. He died on January 27, 1967 during a pre-flight test of Apollo 1.
- It's the saddest moment of my life.
- Upon completing his spacewalk and returning to the Gemini 4 capsule. "Composite Air-to-ground and Onboard Voice Tape Transcription of the GT-4 Mission (U)", NASA, August 31, 1965, p. 3