Gordon Cooper's Life And Accomplishments

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Gordon Cooper, a NASA astronaut flew in space twice during his lifetime. During his last trip into space he set a world endurance record of 190 hours and 56 minutes. Before coming to NASA Gordon Cooper got an army commission after his days at the University of Hawaii. He went into the Air Force and was on duty in 1949 with the 86th Fighter Bomber Group who were deployed in Munich, Germany for 4 years. After advanced training he graduated in 1957, he was going up in the Air Force but then got invited to the NASA astronaut program. On a Gemini 5 mission in 1965 he and Charles Conrad went 3,312,993 miles in 190 hours and 56 minutes on one mission creating the space endurance record. Now the space endurance record has been increased, but back then
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