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Dick Gordon
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    (October 5, 1929-November 6, 2017)
    Birth name is Richard F. Gordon Jr
    Retired Captain in the U.S Navy
    Won the Bendix Trophy air race from Los Angeles to New York (May 1961)
    Pilot of Gemini 11 (September 12, 1966-September 15, 1966)
    Command module Pilot of Apollo 12 (November 14, 1969-November 19, 1969)
    Orbited the Moon while his crewmates Pete Conrad and Alan Bean landed in the Ocean of Storms
    He chose a dangerous career despite having a wife and children.
    NASA passed on him when selecting their second intake of astronauts (1962).
    He is divorced.
    He had a reputation as a ladies man which earned him the nickname 'Animal.'
    He was considered one of the cockiest astronauts of his group.
    He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Washington.
    He lost his chance to both command a space mission and to walk on the Moon when Apollo 18 was scrubbed.
    Since leaving NASA he has served as President of several successful corporations.
    He has worked with Heart Disease and Muscular Dystrophy charities.
    He has served on the board of directors for the Boy Scouts of America and Boys' Club of Greater New Orleans.

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