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Richard Gordon was a test pilot in the U.S. Navy. He was passed by for the 1962 astronaut selection, but was accepted for the 1963 selection. Flew in space the first time as the Pilot of Gemini XI in September of 1966, with Pete Conrad as the Command Pilot. Gordon made two space walks, while he and Conrad set an altitude record of 850 miles during ... See full bio »

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Known For

For All Mankind
For All Mankind Narrator - Apollo 12
(1989)
Moon Shot
Moon Shot Himself - Astronaut
(1994)
Heaven
Heaven Himself
(1987)

Filmography

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 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series) (technical advisor - 5 episodes)
- Part V (1985) ... (technical advisor)
- Part IV (1985) ... (technical advisor)
- Part III (1985) ... (technical advisor)
- Part II (1985) ... (technical advisor)
- Part I (1985) ... (technical advisor)
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 1985 Space (TV Mini-Series)
CapCom
- Part V (1985) ... CapCom
- Part III (1985) ... CapCom
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 2014 The Last Man on the Moon (Documentary)
 2010 Moonbug (Documentary)
 2003 Project Gemini: A Bridge to the Moon (Video documentary)
Himself
 1994 Moon Shot (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Astronaut (voice, as Dick Gordon)
 1989 For All Mankind (Documentary)
Narrator - Apollo 12 (voice, as Richard F. Gordon Jr.)
 1987 Heaven (Documentary)
Himself
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 2009 The Apollo Years (Video)
Himself
 2008 When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- The Explorers (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Secrets of the Moon Landings (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2003 Failure Is Not an Option (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1997 Was It Only a Paper Moon? (Documentary)
Himself - Apollo 12 Astronaut (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses parade

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Alternate Names:

Richard F. Gordon Jr. | Dick Gordon
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He flew with Pete Conrad twice. On Gemini 11 they docked with the Agena target vehicle immediately after achieving orbit as in a lunar mission. In Apollo 12 he, Alan Bean and Richard Gordon conducted the second trip to the moon bringing back lunar rocks and pieces of the Surveyor 3 probe. On the Apollo 12 flight the command module was called the Yankee Clipper while the lunar module was ... See more »

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