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2 Persons on Space Mission Gemini 11:

Charles Conrad

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Peter Conrad Jr.
Also Known As:
Charles "Pete" Conrad
Pete Conrad
Nickname(s):
Pete
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third man on the moon in the Apollo 12 mission. Died in a motorcycle accident. International Space Hall of Fame. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1980. Congressional Space Medal of Honor 1978.

Space Missions:

Apollo 12 (1969)
Second landing, in Ocean of Storms near Surveyor 3.
Gemini 11 (1966)
Gemini record altitude with apogee of 739.2 nautical miles reached using the Agena Target Vehicle propulsion system after first orbit rendezvous and docking. Gordon made a 33-minute EVA and two-hour standup EVA. 44 orbits.
Gemini 5 (1965)
First week-long flight. First use of fuel cells for electrical power. Evaluated guidance and navigation system for future rendezvous missions. Completed 120 orbits.
Skylab 2

Richard F. Gordon Jr.

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Francis Gordon Jr.
Also Known As:
Richard Gordon
Nickname(s):
Dick
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

CSM pilot on Apollo 12. Orbited the moon without landing. Scheduled for Apollo 18 which was cancelled. U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame 1993. International Space Hall of Fame.

Space Missions:

Apollo 12 (1969)
Second landing, in Ocean of Storms near Surveyor 3.
Apollo 18
(abandoned) Originally planned to land in Schroter's Valley, a river-like channel.
Gemini 11 (1966)
Gemini record altitude with apogee of 739.2 nautical miles reached using the Agena Target Vehicle propulsion system after first orbit rendezvous and docking. Gordon made a 33-minute EVA and two-hour standup EVA. 44 orbits.
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