August 23, 2013

Retired Astronaut Gordon Fullerton Dies

This two minute silent movie clip highlights the career of retired NASA astronaut and research pilot Gordon Fullerton, who died on Aug. 21 at age 76.

Fullerton flew the shuttle Enterprise during landing tests at NASA Dryden in 1977 and went on to fly into space twice, on Columbia on STS-3 in 1982 and as commander of Challenger on STS-51F in 1985.

Credit: NASA

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