Obituary: C. Gordon Fullerton

Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton (b.1936) died on August 21. Fullerton was part of Astronaut Group 7, selected in 1969 and served on the support crews for the final four lunar missions. In 1977, he was assigned as a pilot on crew 1 under Fred Heise for the Shuttle Approach and Landing Test program, flying the Enterprise. Five years later, he served as pilot on STS-3 and later as commander for STS-51-F. Fullerton suffered a stroke in 2009 and died of complications from that stroke.

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