In November , he flew as Command Module Pilot of Apollo 12, the second crewed mission to land on the Moon. While his.
Apollo 12 was the sixth crewed flight in the United States Apollo program and the second to Command Module Pilot Richard F. Gordon Jr. flew with Conrad on Gemini Originally, Conrad's Lunar Module pilot was Clifton C. Williams Jr.
The Apollo 12 astronaut Richard “Dick” F Gordon Jr, one of a dozen men who flew to the moon but didn’t land, has died aged In Gordon circled the moon in the Apollo 12 command module Yankee Clipper while crewmates Alan Bean and Charles Conrad landed and walked on the lunar.
Former NASA astronaut Richard Gordon, command module pilot on Apollo 12, the second lunar landing mission, passed away on Nov. 6,
Richard F. Gordon, Jr., a former NASA astronaut who in became one of only two dozen people ever to have flown to the moon, died.