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Arthur C. Clarke, Space Writer, dies at 90
MARCH 19, 2008 TAGS:
Arthur C. Clarke died today at his home in Sri Lanka at the age of 90. He co-wrote the 1968 classic 2001: Space Odyssey, a futuristic fable about man, computers and space. Clarke also conceived of space age devices, like communication satellites, before they were actually developed. An icon who helped foment our collective imagination about space and the future, Clarke hosted the Apollo space missions alongside Walter Cronkite during the 1960s.
Obit from the AP, via the New York Times
Obit from MSNBC
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