Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Happy birthday, Gemini and Apollo astronaut Frank Borman!

Frank Frederic Borman II, born March 14, 1928, is a veteran of the Gemini and Apollo programs.  He flew on Gemini 7 in 1965 with James Lovell, setting a record the time of 14 days in space.  They performed maneuvers with Gemini 6A bringing the spacecrafts within 1 foot of each other.

Later, he was part of the Apollo 8 crew with James Lovell and William Anders, December 1968.

As of Jon Glenn's death in December 2016, Borman is the oldest living astronaut.

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