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In Memoriam: Astronaut Dick Gordon Remembered in Pictures

Sharing the Experience


Outside the Lunar Receiving Laboratory at the Manned Spacecraft Center, astronaut Pete Conrad (right) speaks to the public after the successful Apollo 12 mission. Astronauts Dick Gordon (center) and Alan Bean stand by Conrad's side.

Celebrating 50 Years

Kim Shiflett/NASA

During a May 2011 parade in Cocoa Beach, Florida, retired astronaut Dick Gordon waves to spectators from a vintage Corvette.

The Hall of Fame

Jim Grossmann/NASA

At the 2011 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony honoring Karol Bobko and Susan Helma, Hall of Fame astronaut Dick Gordon waves to the audience.

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