In memory of brave explorers

Astronaut John Bull, right, models the new Apollo pressure suit incorporating changes recommended by the NASA Apollo review board on Jan. 22, 1968. At left Astronaut Jim Irwin wears the replaced suit. Changes were made after the disastrous Apollo capsule fire which cost the lives of three astronauts. In background is a grid board used as reference during measurement and mobility tests of the suit. (AP Photo/Pool)

February 01, 2013 8:35 pm  • 

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"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

Johanna Eubank, aka the Morgue Lady, was a research assistant in the Star Library — also known as News and Research Services — for 18 years before becoming an online content producer. She has had her share of sneezing fits after digging into dusty old files, so she's sure to find a few old stories to re-examine.

If you have suggestions, comments or questions about this blog, e-mail jeubank@tucson.com

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