Cooper, Gordon

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Name
Cooper, Gordon Gender: M
Leroy Gordon Cooper
born on 6 March 1927 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Shawnee, Oklahoma, 35n20, 96w56
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°23' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°56 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 28°18'



Gordon Cooper

Biography

American astronaut, the youngest of the seven original astronauts. A former Major in the USAF, he manned the Spacecraft Faith on 5/15/1963 for 22 orbits, which took 34 hours, 20 minutes and served as the conclusion of Project Mercury. Cooper made the sixth ever manned space flight with Charles Conrad on 8/21/1965; the mission lasted for eight days in space.

He retired with the rank of Air Force colonel.

In the '70s, Cooper and NASA engineer Harry Shoaf became partners in hunting for sunken treasure in the Florida keys.

The former astronaut died on October 4, 2004 at his home in Ventura, CA at age 77. The cause of death was not specified.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Glenn, John (born 18 July 1921)
  • associate relationship with Grissom, Gus (born 3 April 1926)
  • associate relationship with Shepard, Alan (born 18 November 1923)
  • friend relationship with Shoaf, Harry (born 21 January 1916)

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 15 May 1963 (Commander of Spacecraft Faith)
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  • Work : Great Achievement 21 August 1965 (Sixth manned flight, eight days in space)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 4 October 2004 (age 77 in Ventura, CA)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes Nasa Executive Harry Shoaf, his business partner and friend, 1971

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Major, USAF)
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Hunt for sunken treasure)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Astronaut; one of first seven Americans in space)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book

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