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John Paul Stapp

Age: 89

Air Force medical researcher, who, in a 1954 experiment to test the limits of human endurance, piloted a rocket-powered sled in excess of 630 miles per hour, becoming the "fastest man on earth."

Died: Alamogordo, N.M., November 13, 1999

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