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Richard Francis Gordon, Jr.

Born: 5 October 1929, Seattle, Washington, United States

Nationality: American

Died: 6 November 2017

Group: NASA Group 3 (17 October 1963)

Status: Deceased


FAI Flights:
1Gemini XI12 September 19662 days, 23 hours, 17 minutes, 8 seconds
2Apollo 1214 November 196910 days, 4 hours, 36 minutes, 24 seconds


1Gemini XI13 September 196643 minutes
2Gemini XI13 September 19664 minutes
3Gemini XI14 September 19662 hours, 10 minutes

Gordon was a Naval aviator with a degree from the University of Washington.

He was the Command Module Pilot on Apollo 12 and did not descend to the lunar surface with crew mates Conrad and Bean.

Dick Gordon has a website with descriptions of his missions.


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