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Gordon Cooper (I) (1927–2004)

Gordon Cooper was born on March 6, 1927 in Shawnee, Oklahoma, USA as Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr. He was married to Susan Taylor and Trudy B. Olson. He died on October 4, 2004 in Ventura, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Rocket's Red Glare
(2000)
Moon Shot
Moon Shot Himself - Astronaut
(1994)
UFO's Are Real
UFO's Are Real Himself - Astronaut
(1979)

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Alternate Names:

Astronaut Gordon Cooper | Col. Gordon Cooper | Colonel Leroy Gordon Cooper | Col. Gordon Gooper

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Authored the 2000 book "Leap of Faith," in which he discussed NASA's early days, his experiences on the Mercury and Gemini missions and his belief in extraterrestrial intelligence. Said in the book that as an Air Force pilot in 1951 he chased UFOs while based in Germany. See more »

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The Oklahoma Hotdog See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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