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Gordon Cooper

Age: 77

pioneering NASA astronaut who ventured into orbit twice—in 1963 as the pilot of the last Mercury mission and in 1965 as commander of Gemini 5.

Died: Ventura, Calif., Oct. 4, 2004

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