One of NASA’s original seven Mercury astronauts, he spent 34 hours alone in a space capsule, demonstrating the possibility of reaching the moon.
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|FULL NAME:||Gordon Cooper Jr.|
|BIRTH DATE:||March 6, 1927|
|AGE:||93 years old|
Gordon Cooper Jr. is a Astronaut. He grew up in Shawnee, Oklahoma, until his senior year of high school when his father was called up by the military and the family moved to Kentucky. He served in the Marine Corps and as a test pilot in the U.S. Air Force before joining Project Mercury.
DID YOU KNOW He set an endurance record on an eight-day Gemini 5 mission, traveling more than 3.3 million miles over the course of the trip.
FACT Gus Grissom was another one of the original Mercury Seven astronauts.
Currently, Gordon Cooper Jr. is 93 years old. He will celebrate his 94th birthday on a Sunday, March 6th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Gordon Cooper Jr.’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pieces’ life pursuit is to avoid feeling alone and instead feel connected to others and the world at large and a secret desire to live their dreams and turn fantasies into realities. People of this zodiac sign like to be alone, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces are Virgo, Taurus.
Gordon Cooper Jr. was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are popular because they’re sincere and avoid conflict. Though they’re sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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