Gordon, Richard F.

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Richard F. Gordon
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Name
Gordon, Richard F. Gender: M
Gordon, Richard Francis Jr.
born on 5 October 1929 at 12:45 (= 12:45 PM )
Place Seattle WA, USA, 47n36, 122w20
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°07' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 17°44 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 25°09'



Biography

American astronaut who made two flights in space as an astronaut, logging 244 hours in space. He was the pilot of Gemini II with Charles Conrad on 9/12/1966. The following day, they moved out into space on a long tether. Gordon was command module pilot, on 11/14/1969, of Apollo 12. Conrad and Alan Bean were also members of the Apollo 12 crew.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1951 and got his wings in 1953. Gordon established speed records as a Navy pilot. He was selected to be an astronaut with the third group on 10/18/1963.

Gordon is married and has six children. He retired from the Navy at the rank of Captain on 12/06/1971. After retiring from the military, he took a position as Executive Vice-President of the New Orleans Saints football team.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Great Achievement 12 September 1966 (Pilot of Gemini II)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Great Achievement 14 November 1969 (Command module pilot for Apollo 12)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : New Job 18 October 1963 (Selected to be an Astronaut)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Retired 6 December 1971 (Retired from the Navy)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : Joined group 1951 (U.S. Navy)
  • Work : Gain social status 1953 (Earned wings)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Lynne Koiner; same in Contemporary American Horoscopes, Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (Gemini II, Apollo 12)
  • Vocation : Travel : Pilot/ military
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (VP, New Orleans Saints)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure