Apollo 12 Astronaut Gordon Dies

Credit: Richard "Dick" Gordon in 1964: NASA
HOUSTON—Richard “Dick” Gordon Jr., an early record-setting NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy aviator who walked in space more than 50 years ago to support an artificial gravity experiment and circled the Moon during the second Apollo lunar landing mission, has died. The Seattle native died at his San...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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