Richard F. Gordon, Jr.


Richard F. Gordon, Jr.

Richard Gordon

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Richard Gordon
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Astronaute
Nationalité américain
Naissance 5 octobre 1929 (Seattle, État de Washington)
Temps total passé dans l'espace 13j 3h 54mn
Sélection Groupe 3 de la NASA, 1963
Mission(s) Gemini 11
Apollo 12
Insigne de la mission Gemini 11 patch.png AP12goodship.png

Richard Francis Gordon Junior dit Dick Gordon est un astronaute américain né le 5 octobre 1929 à Seattle.

Biographie

Après un diplôme de chimie obtenu à l'université de Washington obtenu en 1951, Gordon s'engagea dans l'US Navy et obtint ses ailes de pilote en 1953. En 1957, il devint pilote d'essai. Il fut recruté par la NASA en 1963, dans le troisième groupe d'astronautes.

Vols réalisés


Gordon avait été prévu pour voler sur la mission Apollo 18, finalement annulée par la NASA.

Liens externes



Chronologie
précédent : astronaute suivant :
    Michael Collins    30e     William H. Dana   
Liste des missions habitées entre 1961 et 1986
astronaute américain
    Michael Collins    19e     William H. Dana   
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