Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Richard F. Gordon Jr.

  • 10/5/1929 - 11/6/2017
  • American - Deceased
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Richard Francis Gordon Jr. was an American naval officer and aviator, chemist, test pilot, and NASA astronaut. He was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon, as the Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 12 mission. He also flew in space in 1966 as the Pilot of the Gemini 11 mission.