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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Astronaut Collapses During Ceremony

ABC News: Astronaut Collapses During Ceremony.

What a true hero. As one of the military officials she has truly demonstrated strength and perseverance. After 12 days in space one should need more time to physically adjust gravity again, her collapse during the speech is never embarrassing.

Piper, the fifth of the six astronauts to speak, appeared to be confused before her legs buckled during her address. NASA officials and crew members braced her and lowered her to the ground. She stood up again, and the crowd applauded.