Obituary: Dick Gordon

Astronaut Dick Gordon (b.1929) died on November 6. Gordon made his first flight as pilot on Gemini 11 with Pete Conrad and performed an EVA that lasted nearly three hours. He later flew as the Command Module Pilot on Apollo 12 with Pete Conrad and Alan Bean. Prior to joining NASA, Gordon served as a Navy pilot. After leaving NASA, he served as an Executive Vice President of the New Orleans Saints and on a variety of boards. He also served as President of the Astro Science Corporation.