UnitedStates Senator George Stanley McGovern, one time candidate for President of the United States and long time friend to the people ofour nation has a birthday wish.
"Mitch, I want to parachute outof an airplane on my birthday." The conversation continues... "OK Sir,where do you want to land?" "I don't care, just want to do it." Georgesays. "How about Kennedy Space Center?" Mitch says. "Sounds perfect!Thanks" - George McGovern
George McGovern is a highly decorated World War II B-24 Liberator pilot yet he has never jumped out of the back door. He has delivered and brought home numorous heros for our country and on his 88th birthday, he would like to be delivered to Kennedy Space Center via parachute.
McGovernserved as a mentor for the Kennedy administration under John F. Kennedy for which NASA later dubbed the space exploration facility "KENNEDYSPACE CENTER"
On July 19, 2010 now U.N. Ambassador George McGovern will get his birthday wish.